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cooking with mom
Cooking With Mom: 101
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The plan for my ulterior motive of spending time with him, in my territory–the kitchen–was hatched: Cooking with Mom 101.

solo empty nest
My Solo Empty Nest
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I don’t just have an empty nest, I have a solo empty nest. That was what faced me that morning. In five days I would not be waking up to a quiet house, I would be waking up to a silent house. 

in law
10 Reasons To Love Your Parent-In-Law
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In-laws are the source of many jokes and can be the cause of great stress in a marriage. What if we thought about it differently and found reasons to love our parent-in-law as much as we love our own parents?

My Three Dads
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By all accounts, legal and biological, I have had three fathers, a bounty that has left me reflecting on what it means to be a father, and maybe more so, what it means to be someone’s daughter.

When My Daughter Got a Memorial Tattoo for her Dad
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She came to me again at some point and pleaded her case further, believing that the tattoo she wanted and the reasoning behind it would soften me. Her dad died when she was 12. What she was proposing was a small tattoo, on the inside of her arm, of his very recognizable signature.

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