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Sorry, but pulling the rug out from under a 12-year-old child of divorce is a terrible idea.

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I'm tired of people sharing their parenting hacks. I just want someone to acknowledge that it's all too much.

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Parents need to learn to give children space to sort out feelings in the aftermath of screaming. Only there can kindness happen.

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Promising not to write about her anymore would mean shutting down a vital part of myself, which isn’t necessarily good for me or her.

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Remember when kids could walk to school by themselves? When they learned how to be independent? Let's try that again.

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Sorrow will one day be part of their lives, so here was a chance to prepare them.

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Relocating is a major decision, and it’s not the only the way to give them an active social life.

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Here's to slowing things down and appreciating one another.

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My youngest children's world has always had heroes of color. But that doesn't mean there aren't lessons for me to teach them about racism and inclusion.

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Hours before Christmas Eve, Hal Vaughan was on the fourth flight of six, yet exactly where he wanted to be.

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Even in super-aware Silicon Valley, parents know it's unrealistic to keep their kids off social media entirely.

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Dialectics helps us teach our children to accept that there are truths in the world they aren’t going to like, that they can move on from difficult experiences, and that they can still enjoy a moment even if it’s not their ideal situation.

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The first big holiday season after divorce is tough, but it’s also important to hold boundaries. Try to find a way to do it with kindness.

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My little girl wants to believe. The trick was persuading my wife to go along with it.

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