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how not to go Full Shame

How much space do you rent out to shame in your mind? Like Full Shame. The shaved head, let’s get crazy shame that infects and inflicts pain on your entire body and anyone around you? Stop renting to shame. Evict that sucker and change the locks. We have understood shame a lot better in recent… Continue reading how not to go Full Shame

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not posted yesterday: America, stop acting like a whiny teenager

The best part about having a teen, hands down, is watching him grow up and mature. It has been an honor to see his transformation into a responsible, caring, intelligent, sweet, loving young man who takes care of others (like his baby sisters) and is a helpful, delightful person to hang out with. It doesn’t happen overnight. Fo sho. But it does happen with thoughtful dialogue, respectful disagreements, humbling challenges, and a renewed sense of self and purpose in this world.¬†