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It was a sombre ride home from school. My dad said he had something to tell us, and we knew by his ghost-white face, and his serious tone that it wasn’t good.
I was 40 and had only stopped breastfeeding a year before. Didn't that mean hot flashes were a long way off?

All you're doing is making it more likely you get infections.
“Donald Trump is a huge jerk!” My mother in law was incredulous. “Why does she know about that?”

With 203 teens from age 15 to 19 dying by suicide that year, it was the second leading cause of death for that age bracket.
Boys Need Female Role Models, Too
My oldest son has chosen to go as Ant Man for Halloween. After years of making creative costumes for my kids, I am willing to let Party City take over.
It’s Saturday. I have arranged for my daughter to have a friend over. By text, Chloe’s mom and I have agreed that Chloe will come to our house at 1:00 pm.
I am a daughter. I have a daughter. The word “daughter” matters exactly ZERO percent to the validity of my experiences.