Guest Posts

Learning to Ask for Help

March 4, 2013
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How do you navigate challenges? Do you head out into the forest to slay the dragon alone? Or do you enlist the help and strategic counsel of other knights and soothsayers?

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We Can’t Hide Things From Our Mothers

February 26, 2013
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We cannot hide things from our mothers. They are like a detective assigned to only one case – us. We’re a puzzle and they know all the misshapen pieces. They know how they fit together.

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The Real Fountain of Youth: Being a Grandparent

January 14, 2013
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There is something thrilling about standing at opposite ends of a lifespan with your granddaughter: I, with so many years to reflect back on, and she, with her whole life ahead of her.

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8 Tips for Dealing with Difficult Relatives During the Holidays

December 20, 2012
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Holidays can be tough. Some people love them; some people dread them. It seems that one of the biggest challenges of the holidays is dealing with difficult relatives.

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Wright on Time Book Review

September 24, 2012
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This review was written by my nine-year old granddaughter, Juliet, a voracious reader who devours about four books a day. When she’s not reading, she rides horses, plays piano, creates art, and recently got her ears pierced.

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Rethinking Stranger Danger

July 17, 2012
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Here’s a guest post by Lenore Skenazy, host of Discovery/TLC International’s “World’s Worst Mom,” who claims that “stranger danger” is a harmful concept to preach.

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A Tyrannical Mother-In-Law Tale—Indian Style

May 7, 2012
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In Indian tradition an expectant mother delivers her baby at her mother’s or mother-in-law’s home. A post-partum mom describes her stay with her tyrannical mother-in-law.

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