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Why you should have that big wedding

There seems to be a growing trend of couples that opt for the small, quick, DIY, money-saving wedding. Traditions have been thrown to the wayside, parents aren’t paying for elaborate weddings like they did in the past. 631 more words


Parent Perspective: "Have you lost your mind?"

Truth.  I am a little surprised that the reaction from friends and family to the idea of starting a Sudbury school has been wholly positive.  And for those whose reaction is a little doubtful, they are helping me to improve my pitch about starting the school. 1,072 more words


Slate tweet about non-traditional families features the Obamas

The photo caption in the article itself says, “Traditional families like the Obamas are in the minority now.” But Twitter users who didn’t click through to the article were confused or, in some cases, alarmed by Slate’s tweet, above. 147 more words


"You have to carry the fire."

“I don’t know how to.”
“Yes, you do.”
“Is the fire real? The fire?”
“Yes it is.”
“Where is it? I don’t know where it is.” 111 more words


6,000 miles

I decided I have to do it.

My plan is to begin working there in August. That means I have 8 months to prepare for this insanity. 144 more words