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Thanksgiving traditions

Saying Goodbye to Old Family Traditions

With the holidays fast approaching, I’ve been thinking a lot about past family traditions as well as new traditions that have formed and are forming. For as long as I can remember, Thanksgiving has been my favorite holiday — not just because of the food, but because there are absolutely zero expectations (other than eating […]

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The Day My Son Said “I HATE You, Mom”

It was like any other Thursday, except we had driven to Jacksonville after school for his doctor’s appointment. October had been quite a busy month with appointments, fall festivals, and Halloween excitement, and he really wanted to go to the fall festival that was happening where he attended school from toddlerhood to VPK and was […]

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