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The Importance of Saying ‘I’m Sorry’

When I was younger, I thought if I apologized for my actions, that others would view me as weak. As I grew and was exposed to other ways of thinking about the phrase ‘I’m sorry,’ I began to realize just how wrong I had been.

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From Setback to Setup: Finding the Good and Rising Under Pressure

Every time February rolls around, so does preschool enrollment. Last year was my daughter’s first year. She was in the two-year-old class and one of the youngest in there.
That first September was awful. I think my sweet girl had…

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The Important Lessons I Learned after Pregnancy Loss

It’s been two and a half months since our daughter died. I still can’t believe it.You may be in the trenches right now and for that I’m so, so sorry. You’ve got to feel what you feel and hurt like you hurt. Just know that you aren’t doing it alone.

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April 2015: The Month Breast Cancer Changed My Life

You spend your twenties, and every year before that, believing that you are invincible. That is until the year one of your best guy friends gets struck and killed by a drunk driver crossing the street and your friend loses his…

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5 Characters You’re Going to Love from the New Movie “SING”

Beeline it to the movie theater for the brand-new animated movie, SING that debuts on December 21. Meet the characters and buy your tickets today!

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Guns & Playdates — The Tough Questions

Photo: Markus Spiske
My oldest is at the age where play dates are in full swing. They are still supervised by parents, but I know that in the blink of an eye, he’ll be asking to go to his friends…

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A Special Kid-Friendly Performance at Oregon Ballet Theatre

How many times have you tried to take your kiddo to a performance only to have to leave halfway through because of a tantrum or just a bad case of the wiggles? Well, thanks to the Oregon Ballet Theatre, the…

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