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Post-TV Debut Reflections

It happened.

I did what I have been longing to do since I was 5 years old and that was to be on television for longer than 3 seconds. 266 more words

20 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do By The Time They're 25

1. Cook a quick crap-I-slept-in-and-can’t-be-late-for-work breakfast, a lazy weekend brunch, dinner when it’s just you, dinner for guests, and a cake from scratch because nobody should suffer store-bought on their birthday. 856 more words

Stop Running Away from Problems

I want to talk about problems, well more so running away from them. We are all guilty of it in one way or another, we all get worn down, we all get broken, it’s a part of living and learning. 764 more words

Life

Cheers! An Argument For Underage Drinking

I recently read Kathy Radigan’s Open Letter to Her Teenage Son About Drinking and felt compelled to respond. Now, admittedly, my twin daughters are not even 7 yet, so their ages don’t even “add up” to a teenager- Kathy has a serious head start in terms of time spent thinking about this subject. 1,023 more words

Big Ideas

Summer Song of 2014: "In the Still of the Night"

I was 10 years old when I listened to Debbie Gibson sing “In the Still of the Night” on repeat. I don’t remember whom I had a crush on, then, if I had one at all, but I played it on my auto-reverse Walkman until its batteries ran dry. 230 more words

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Grown-Up Pains

It’s quite the cliché story.

As kids, many of us dream about growing up because we want to be free from restrictions. When we grow up, we don’t have to listen to mommy and daddy anymore. 533 more words

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“Third Culture Kid (TCK): (n) a term used to refer to children who were raised in a culture outside of their parents’ culture for a significant part of their development years.”

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