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Enough Excuses

Dulled by repetition, we hear the news with only semi-surprised horror. We see the all-too-regular imagery of children hiding under their desks and running from their school. We see the families hugging—some in relief, others in grief—around the school perimeter. With hard-to-admit shame, we experience another moment of “Thank God, it’s not my baby” gratitude. […]

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I Take My Kids to McDonald's - Richmond Mom's Blog

I Take My Kids to McDonald’s

No apologies. Zero shame. Nary a compulsion to “resolve” not to — so no breaking of superficial resolutions on this “National Ditch Resolutions Day!” Every Sunday morning before church, I take my kids to McDonald’s. Following every orthodontist appointment, I take my kids to McDonald’s. Horrified yet? That’s not all. After his play rehearsals, I […]

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Hold Tightly to the Horror

Waking up on the first fall-ish school morning in RVA, and there it is on Morning Joe—news of the now-deadliest shooting in U.S. history. Sometime after 10pm, on a Sunday night, a lone shooter with no particular target(s), rains bullets down from an upper story hotel room on crowds of Las Vegas concert goers below. […]

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