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Modern Parent

Every Parent Screws Up

If we are lucky it doesn’t cost us our kids

Have you ever left your child at a roadside rest area in a foreign country where neither you nor she speaks the language? No? Just me? I was afraid of that.

I fear I am painting a perhaps deserved portrait of myself as a rather careless mother. After all, I lost a child on the Great Wall of China. I risked my family’s lives…



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Mary DeVries

The older I get, the less I know. That won’t stop me from writing about everything and anything under the sun. Join me in delighting and despairing about life.