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sister

The Burden and Beauty of a Sister

“Hey, hey, HEY! What is going on in here? In this house we don’t fight with our sister, we fight for her.” This seems to be a common refrain for me these days, as I seek to break through the chattering cacophony of little girl voices seeking to be the most strident, shrewdest, and scrupulous […]

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BFF

Parenting in a World Obsessed with BFFs

How do we teach our daughters about true friendship when everywhere they turn, they are bombarded with messages of how important it is to have a BFF?  From TV shows for young girls to conversations at recess, there is a ton of pressure to find a Best Friend Forever at such a young age.  I have four daughters, […]

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