Detaching and Letting Go Of My School-Aged Child — A Mother’s Anxiety.

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We all know the feeling of being parents of young school-aged children and the never-ending worries of their firsts and important milestones. This may be especially hard for parents with children entering pre-school, kindergarten or first-grade. Our children…

“Would you like to donate a dollar to the Children’s Hospital?” the cashier asks at a checkout line. With a mixture of hesitation and some slight guilt, “yes, sure,” I respond to her. This is a familiar feeling. Every time a cashier asks for a donation for a nameless organization…


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