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Colorful, messy, and in my face. My child’s job is to be a child, not a parent.

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Raised blue-collar and Catholic, I understood the rules.

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I needed to let her cry. I had nothing left.

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Being a stay-at-home-mom left more than a gap in my resume.

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SMACKINCOHEN

Writer. Reader. Life long learner. Living with a mood disorder. Just trying to figure it out. She/her.

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