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A new kind of Pride in my child

By Lisa Sugarman So here we are. In June. Finally. [Deep exhale.] You know, that month of the year that signals longer days, a slightly slower pace, and a generally lighter mood. It’s that time when school winds down and summer is almost close enough to taste. It...

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For Gen Zers, telephonophobia is a thing

By Lisa Sugarman I’m just gonna dive right in here… Generational cohorts are quirky little things. You know the ones I’m talking about, right? Those unique groups of people who were born around the same time or during a specific period in history, like Baby Boomers or...

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My mom raised me. I raised my kids. Now it’s OUR time.

By Lisa Sugarman The mother-daughter relationship is a unique one. We go from being cute and sweet and little and dependent on our moms for everything to sort-of grown and sort-of cute and sort-of independent to fully grown and fully independent and responsible for...

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How would I handle becoming a mom again at 50?

By Lisa Sugarman Easy, relax, I’m not preggers. I just wanted to get your attention. Actually, I couldn’t be further away from becoming a mom again. You know, grown kids and all. But I’ll be honest and admit that sometimes I wonder if I could do it all over again if...

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When both of your college kids are home sick

By Lisa Sugarman Certain things in life are just serendipitous. Like when you find a fifty-dollar bill in a wallet you haven’t used in three years. Or when someone discovers a cure for one disease when they’re really trying to cure a different one. Or when John Cusack...

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