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The 4 Stand-out Traits of a 40-Year-Old Woman
Registered dietitian and epidemiologist blogging about family ...
Tribute to my Friend
You are coming home. In my denial I let myself think everything will be back to normal. We will return to us and our friendship will continue. I'm standing on my deck when I see the ambulance pulling into your driveway. I hug myself as the sobs come. My beautiful friend, my rock is home.
What My Flawless Holiday Card Says About Me as a Mom
Freelance writer and editor
If there's one thing I know for sure, it's that parenting is one of the most competitive sports on the planet. And nothing seems to say, "I'm a better parent than you/my kid is more brilliant, hilarious, talented and handsome than yours," than a flawless holiday photo.
6 Steps To Survive The Holiday Season After Loss
Author, mother, and talent consultant for a major financial in...
The first year, I didn't cook Thanksgiving dinner or shop for Christmas presents. I had other children, sure. But I didn't have Emma, and that defined me
Letter to the Class of 2014
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How to Survive Your Birthday
Professional Bridesmaid (Bridesmaid for Hire) Author (All My F...
Today, on my 26th birthday, I'm finding myself in cahoots with the 8-year-old version of Jen Glantz. She's sitting on top of a bean bag chair, wearing sparkle pants and stuffing her face with a slice of pizza.
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Hey! Your Life Is Great: 5 Steps To Start Celebrating
Co-founder, The Institute for Applied Meditation on the Heart
The attitude of celebrating your life is healthy, both physically and emotionally. Not only that, but upbeat people attract other upbeat people, so by changing your attitude, you can set in motion positive reinforcement for a new and improved outlook. How great is your life already?
"Cheap Funeral and Good Party": An Amazing Final Gift
Building contractor and Community Activist
Although we still had some hope, we knew the end was getting close as she penned her final messages to us. The first was "Go get beer and pizza on me." The second was "I was lucky to have all of you." As we got ready to leave the hospital, my mother gave us her last gift.
What I Realized When I Looked At An Old Family Picture
Claire McCarthy, M.D.
Pediatrician, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
It can take moments like I had at that baptism to hit you up the side of the head and make you see that not only has time passed, but that you are wiser and better for it.
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Celebrate a Little Victory Every Day
Director of Prison Yoga & Meditation and Scarlett's Mumsy
You can liken celebrating a little victory every day to positive childrearing -- in other words, by praising yourself and acknowledging your little victory, you're being your own nurturing adult.
Celebrating CNN Sportscaster Nick Charles
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What kind of role model are you today? And what kind of positive and meaningful "soulprints" are you preparing to leave behind?
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