Posts for teenagers

Making Faces

General/Column May 16, 2016

My son is having a hard time at school. (He’s having a hard time at home, too, but at school…

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On Quitting My Job

In Mother Words Blog April 25, 2016

I’ve been out of a job since June. Well, let me clarify: I no longer have a paying job. My…

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The Anxiety of Saying Yes

General/Column November 30, 2015

It begins, as it usually does, with a text from my daughter. “Mom, I would like to…” The request sounds…

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Twenty-Seven Dollars’ Worth of Ice Cream

In Mother Words Blog August 24, 2015

Driving to Rhode Island for vacation, I nearly get sideswiped when I begin to switch lanes. My younger daughter is…

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