Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Slipping Through My Fingers

Life with an independent daughter

Photo by Mona Eendra on Unsplash

Yesterday I went to my last school orientation. I have gone to thirteen school orientations — every one since kindergarten. My daughter is a senior in high school now and this hour-long session in her high school auditorium was my last parent orientation. As I left the building I felt nostalgic for the years that I took for granted, all those years when I was…

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Laura Culberg

Laura Culberg

I write about seemingly mundane experiences that are relatable because we are human. Subscribe on Substack to get my stories directly: lauraculberg.substack.com