• Just like that…

    by  • October 10, 2013

    There are certain milestones as a parent that feel more like leaps than steps in your child’s growth. For me, having my youngest turn six is one of those. He’s only a day older than he was at five, but, just like that, we no longer have any five-year-olds. It makes it feel like...

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    Give me a minute.

    by  • September 25, 2013

    I/we have had plenty of adventures over the years, but nothing as drastic as a “quit-your-job-and-move-the-family-to-another-country” adventure. Sure, having kids changed things, but in our case it was more like things veered off track for a while. We had immeasurable support that kept us grounded and made the tough times manageable. Three weeks into...

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    What if

    by  • September 15, 2013

    I quit my job six weeks ago. I like to think it was a job I did well. It was a safe position in what sometimes feels like an uncertain economy.  Some might think it was an impulsive move. They might be right. But if there is one thing I’ve learned from the work...

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