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The problem with Kaepernick as Citizen of the Year | Sarah Smiley

The problem with Kaepernick as Citizen of the Year | Sarah Smiley

My biggest problem with Colin Kaepernick being named Citizen of the Year by GQ magazine is not that he was an NFL player who began… Continue reading

 

Nothing could seem more unreasonable ever | Sarah Smiley

Nothing could seem more unreasonable ever | Sarah Smiley

After years of Dustin groaning about my stash of knitting supplies and yarn (and my habit of buying new shoes once a year), I had… Continue reading

 

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Hey, kids, these things never happened | Sarah Smiley

As my family has grown-up in recent years, and especially as my oldest sons have become teenagers, I’ve wondered how the kids’ childhoods will be… Continue reading

 

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Month’s headlines show difficulty of parenthood today | Sarah Smiley

It’s hard to be a parent, especially in today’s world. That’s a common sentiment, and I don’t disagree. There certainly are new trials (social media,… Continue reading

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Smiley: ‘I don’t think I will ever again use my new machine without thinking of that mom and others like her who don’t have the luxury of forgetting about the wash.’ (Guido A.J. Stevens/Creative Commons)

How the Laundromat gave me some perspective | Sarah Smiley

By SARAH SMILEYNavy Wise Last week, our washing machine broke and our car flooded from the rain. The good news was that (1) we weren’t… Continue reading

Smiley: ‘I don’t think I will ever again use my new machine without thinking of that mom and others like her who don’t have the luxury of forgetting about the wash.’ (Guido A.J. Stevens/Creative Commons)