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Accept the Journey

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The two of us had completely different reactions when we were first told that our kid(s) had issues. Martha: “What are you talking about?! F*ck you! There’s something wrong with you, not with my… Continue reading

Whose Issue Is It, Anyway?

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You might ask … why are we calling this blog, “Walk a Mile in My Issues,” when it’s really our kids’ issues (or in some cases, their former issues) that we’re talking about?… Continue reading

Walking a Mile in Our Kids’ Issues

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Ever wonder what it really feels like for your kid in the classroom … from his point of view? Or wish that someone else did … like …. oh, I don’t know, maybe… Continue reading

The Two-Way Mirror

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Ruth recently wrote in an email to a friend, “What I do know is that we are striking a chord with a lot of people. The number of women who have thanked us… Continue reading

Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions

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A long time ago, Martha said – after one of our more difficult, “crying at the kitchen table” moments – “In ten years, we’ll be laughing about this … as we’re recovering from… Continue reading