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Speaking to the Mountain: Chapter 1

Prologue It’s deafening, the sound of your own body torpedoing through air. I don’t know why people call it jumping. The word diving isn’t right either. It’s really a matter of leaning: You lean through the yawning hatch of an … Continue reading

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Bitty Buddha 101: How (and Why) to Make a Mean Person Your Friend

I can’t count how many times someone’s called my first-grader a little Buddha. He’s an insightful little fart, often boiling down life’s tough stuff into the simplest terms from the backseat of my Hyundai. And he’s always unusually happy, even when his … Continue reading

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You’re Doing It All Wrong: Parenting in the Information Age

To circumcise or not, to vaccinate or not, to breastfeed or not, to co-sleep or not: Parenting young kids has become a series of capital-W watershed choices that are presented as ways to make or break your child—physically, emotionally, developmentally. … Continue reading

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