The Daily Cuppa
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The Daily Cuppa

These pink shoes haunt me.

Pink Jefferson Native shoes, slip ons with white bottom sole.
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My 5-year-old son loved all things pink.

He loved Skye, the pink-clad girl dog, from Paw Patrol. He slept with a pink plush tiger and Jigglypuff remains his favorite Pokémon.

My husband and I had always encouraged his individuality. Then, he started Kindergarten.

My son . His behavior resulted in weekly communication from teachers and after-school caregivers.

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Adrienne Parkhurst

Adrienne Parkhurst

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Mom. Wife. Writer. Editor. Healthcare Freelance Writer. Lifetime Learner. Flawed Leader. Sharing my life lessons through personal essays and memoirs.