THE NARRATIVE ARC

Grow Where You Live

But what if you’re a potted plant?

Laura DeMaisBerg
The Narrative Arc
Published in
4 min readApr 19, 2024

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Once my friend Mary was telling me about a conversation with her high school-aged daughter. Her daughter, frustrated with the high school she returned to after COVID, told her mom she wanted to switch schools. Mary, a very pragmatic woman said, gently, but firmly, “Honey, you’re not changing schools. You need to…

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Laura DeMaisBerg
The Narrative Arc

I write about seemingly mundane experiences that are relatable because we are human. Subscribe on Substack to get my stories directly: lauramc.sub-stack.com