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A Letter to Every College Freshman on Finding Your People

By Lisa Sugarman Dear College Freshman, I see you. Even though you’re sure no one does right now, I see you. I know you’re feeling pretty invisible walking around your still-brand-new campus and your new dorm and sitting in your new classes, like no one even knows...

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Sometimes we just need to get away

By Lisa Sugarman I think it’s fair to say that, from time to time, we all reach a point when we hit our limit being around people and technology and the general every-day hustle of life. That point when we just want to ignore our inbox and our notifications and every...

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Six Steps for Finding the Perfect Mom Friend

By Lisa Sugarman Friendship… we all crave it, we all need it, and we all benefit from it, no matter who we are or where we are in our lives. That’s because, at our basic core, people need people for love and support and guidance and companionship. And nobody craves...

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Confessions of a love-hungry mom

By Lisa Sugarman They say confession is good for the soul. And I believe them, whoever they are. And that’s probably because I’m a big one for always trying to be as self-aware as I can so I can jump on any transgressions as they happen. Us being all perfectly...

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Age is Just a Number

By Lisa Sugarman So here’s a funny story… A couple of days ago, our mailman dropped a timely and unexpected little surprise in our mailbox that neither Dave or I were prepared for, and it set off a chain reaction of thoughts and emotions that I thought you might...

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