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Two Days in the Life

Yesterday was a bad day to be a work from home freelancer. I have two projects due at the end of the week. But, before I knew that I’d have two projects with the same deadline, I made an appointment … Continue reading

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How We Do It

Our Memorial Day weekend was filled with all the things a summer weekend is supposed to have. We had visits from friends and family, we went to a Cubs game, we went downtown to site see with tourists, we went … Continue reading

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Stepping Back

Any discussion of my daughter’s birth starts with the fact that she was two and a half weeks late. For some people this would be a joke about the fact that they’ve been late ever since. For my daughter, it’s … Continue reading

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Motherless Sons

This weekend, as I was packing my son for camp I got a phone call. My friend’s mother had died. Like most parents I spent the first few months of my children’s lives simply trying to keep them alive. Even … Continue reading

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My Dream Mother’s Day Gift

I’m pretty sure I know what I’m getting for Mother’s Day this weekend. But if you want to know what I really want it’s this: I’d like an entire month where I don’t see another article that explains why American … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Gift We Could Do Without

Every Mother’s Day the mothers of America are treated to a ¬†little condescending gift from the newspapers and magazines of our country. This year, thanks to Hillary Rosen and the Romney Campaign to Blow Everything out of Context and Proportion, … Continue reading

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