Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Strength You Didn’t Know You Had

Parenting when you can no longer keep them in your sight

Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” Linda Wooten

I set out on the path of motherhood forty-two years ago with joy and optimism. I wanted to be a mother as much as I wanted anything, and I had always felt…



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Catherine Dunn

old but not dead, mother, partner, grandmother, writer, Canadian Become a Medium member and support great writers like me.