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Leave Them Kids Alone

It was a gorgeous, clear Southern California morning. An easter egg hunt had just commenced. Life was good. Except… My son wasn’t looking for the eggs.  He was fascinated by the cat door to our friend’s house or maybe he was fascinated by the cat. From where I was standing, I couldn’t quite tell what [...]


What kind of mother am I? How could I possibly have let my barely one-year-old climb a chain link ladder? Let alone be far enough away that I could take a picture of him? What if he had fallen? Well, I knew he wouldn’t. For someone who is as prone to panic as I am, [...]