Even among the extraordinary, we’re still a bit ordinary

even in our extraordinary life, it all became ordinary.

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When things go south

Yesterday, Maura had a meltdown in public. This is not new to us. When you have all the feelings and not always a way to communicate them, meltdowns happen. Usually, if we can quickly remove her from the situation, she can calm down almost instantly. The trick, yesterday, was that removing her from the situation…

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Where do Americans like my daughter fit into politics?

Today, I read more about the election, and it left me feeling sad. Sad because people are so angry. Sad because one side has already decided it’s rigged. Sad because way too many women have come out to discuss when they were assaulted. Sad because some of them are still not believed. Sad because I’m…

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