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The Joy (and Stress) of Holidays with Family

By MJ Ali My nuclear family consists of those who’ve known me since before I could dress myself. Some family members would say that’s still true, but I get to ignore them for the purposes of this post. I also have work family, something-in-common family, […]

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The Power of Play

By MJ Ali Ever since I can remember, there’s been creative activity in my family. Art, music, photography, writing, word play, gardening, cooking, and even crafts were always happening. My mom, who had a full-time job with an hour-long commute to and from work, somehow […]

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Creativity is Boring

By Shannon E. Franklin The number of times I’ve slept more than three hours in the last 18 months: zero. You see, our son has yet to sleep through the night. I was waking up every 2-3 hours since he was born to feed him, […]

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