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Maggie J. Knowles

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Interlude from daily grind trés magnifique

Three weeks before we were supposed to board a plane to Europe, my husband decided he was “too busy”...

Setting my son loose in Shady Oaks

1986: Open on a formal dining room, set for Thanksgiving. Several well-dressed elderly couples conduct polite, quiet conversation. Also...

Talking to kids about death

The first and only time I saw my dad cry was when our cat died. The generally stoic man...

The Last Snuggle

My son turns 10 this month. A decade of days. Next year, he will no longer hold up two...

Screen Less

Things to do with your kids that don’t involve a smart phone, TV or iPad If I’ve seen it once,...

Write a Letter

When you (or your kids) are feeling stuck, try writing it down I had the wondrous opportunity to spend a...