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We Are All Broken

We Are All Broken

Do you ever feel like the universe is trying to tell you something? Well, lately, it’s been telling me this: We are all broken. I just finished reading Jennifer Weiner’s book All Fall Down about a well-educated, upper-middle-class wife, mother, and writer who becomes addicted to pain medication. Though the story is fiction, there are […]

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In the mood for romance…in a movie?

So, perhaps this Valentine’s Day, you’re too time-pressed and cash-strapped to make reservations for dinner out (um, hello. That would be me) and want a romantic evening at home. Or maybe you find yourself single, or you or your partner are traveling for work on the actual day (it is a Tuesday, after all), and […]

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Be Kind to Your Heart

If you read any women’s magazines, you know that February is heart month and February 3rd is Go Red Day. Because heart disease and stroke contribute to one in three deaths among women each year, this is a great time to assess how you can be kind to your heart. But please DON’T think I’m going to […]

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Celebrate Chinese New Year!

My closest friend in our old town adopted her two children from China, and because the kids were the same ages as my older two, we spent many days together. Every winter, for instance, we used to gather at their house to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Since the Chinese New Year is about eating a […]

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How Virginia History Can Help You Build Empathy in Your Kids

If everyone had a strong sense of empathy— If everyone had the ability to share and understand another’s feeling and experiences, the world would be a pretty perfect place. Perhaps we could have avoided slavery, the Holocaust, 9/11, and countless other atrocities and tragedies if we all thought more about one another’s experiences and feelings. […]

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