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Parenting the ‘Challenging’ Kid: A Gymnastics Tale

The gym was filled with prancing girls in leotards moving to the music of their floor routines, frowning coaches in cotton shirts, teenage boys with muscles enviable to comic-book characters, cries and thuds from bodies in motion. The children’s area was adorned with balance beams, vibrantly colored mats, a studded rock wall. Amid an estimated… Continue reading Parenting the ‘Challenging’ Kid: A Gymnastics Tale

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Post-Apocalyptic Election Thoughts

This morning, the Internet greeted me with all the caps-lock, period. After. Every. Word. Fury it could muster.  There were posts from people claiming they were “in Hell” about the election. People are”devastated”. Angry. Terrified. Alarmed. Given the crude repertoire of our new president’s vocabulary and his choice words about women and minorities, I can… Continue reading Post-Apocalyptic Election Thoughts