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A Telltail Note from Our Dog to Your Kids

I wanted this letter to be a thank you to my brother and let kids know some children are capable and willing to care for the dog they begged for—even if it takes them a decade to find their conscience. Sadly, this note is going to turn sour instead. While the “hey thanks, man” still applies to bro, I’ve got some saltiness to shake on sister, and a little pepper for my mom.

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How to Navigate the Surreal Emotions of Your Child’s College Graduation

When our kin are ready to cross the threshold of dependence into full-blown independence, a surreal sense of shock and awe heaves through our tender veins. This time letting go means putting the nesting broom away for good, causing our soul to corkscrew in the process. But like any other stage of parenting, we press on and find our way one breath at a time.

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