Dreaming of the dead: a griever’s unexpected gift

The ones we have lost sometimes visit us in dreams. Fifteen years ago today I lost my beautiful boy. The dream visits used to be more frequent, but this morning just before I woke up, my son Corey appeared in a dream as his 9 or 10 year-old self. His visit was a brief, yet …

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Overparenting – Oversimplified on social media?

Scrolling through my Facebook feed this morning, I clicked on a post that featured an excerpt from the recently published book, HOW TO RAISE AN ADULT: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims. This excerpt seems to be from the foreword to the book, or perhaps the …

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