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Claire: Father’s Day: A Letter

Dear Newman, There must be a million ways to define a good father, and today, I count my father as one. He did the best he could to provide for me and my seven siblings, and I have memories of … Continue reading

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Claire: 10 Things I Know To Be True

One of my students recommended Sarah Kay’s Ted Talk to me, and frankly, it’s awesome. It’s particularly awesome if you’re a mother, a writer, a teacher, or all three. There are three basic parts to her talk: a review of … Continue reading

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Claire: Mistakes Were Made

Lately, I’ve started to feel the effects of my seasonal depression. I’m tired all the time, can’t seem to motivate to do even the usually enjoyable things, and I feel sad…a lot. Since it’s currently a struggle to keep moving … Continue reading

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