Dear Target, You Complete Me

Dear Target, Your beautiful red bullseye calls to me, like the sound of a chips bag calls to every child within a two-mile radius of my pantry. The attraction is visceral, instant and natural. Before I know it, I’m thinking about those well-lit aisles and big red carts and white,…

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Dear Attachment Parents: You Aren’t Ruining Your Kids

If you aren’t familiar with attachment parenting, it is a style of parenting often characterized by things such as co-sleeping, feeding on demand, quick response to baby’s cries, and gentle discipline. If attachment parenting isn’t for you, then this post probably isn’t either. And that’s fine. This isn’t an indictment…

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Dear Teacher of my Food Allergic Child

image: created by author I wish I had written this letter in the Fall, when school started. As a teacher, you are the next most important and influential person in my child’s life. As the school year ends, cards and gifts will flow to you with words of gratitude and…

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