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Why Vulnerability is a Wonderful Part of Being a Parent

What family means to me

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Two days after I had my first child, I sat on the grass with my partner in the park, looking out at the lake. It was an unusually warm September. The balmy air added to my new mother haze. The world felt shiny and new. I felt as if I had stepped into a parallel universe.

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