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My baby went to university! This is what we learned.

One year ago we prepared to send my oldest daughter off to university. The final year of high school had kept us busy: driver’s license √, university acceptance √, prom √. We made it; but we had a new mountain … Continue reading

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10 reflections on the first 20 years of being a parent

I suddenly find myself in this strange phase of life where I am an empty-nester.  It feels like I just blinked.  One day I was changing diapers and wiping noses and the next I was moving my children out to … Continue reading

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Leaving Home for University or College… With a Disability

Is your teen considering flying the coop to attend university or college?  For many parents this creates a whole new list of worries and anxieties.  Maybe a part of you is looking forward to your teen going away.  But chances … Continue reading

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