My Mother is Unbelievable

My 95 year-old mother died recently, terribly disappointed that I didn’t die first. As she was pushing 90, she almost ran me over. I’d heard the hiss of brakes as I got out of the car in front of the post office. There she was, behind the wheel of her custom-made Cadillac – so close, […]

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Can You Apologize to a Baby?

Spoiler alert:  you most definitely can!  I learned this when my first child was six months old, and it proved to be one of my most important parenting lessons. When I wasn’t rushing out to work, one of my favorite pastimes was lingering over a morning cup of coffee.  After the baby was born, I’d […]

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