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Two Unrelated Links That May Be of Interest

Published: December 2, 2011 | Last Updated: January 6, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Earlier this week, I saw the movie Young Adult with Charlize Theron. Charlize plays a 37-year-old writer who is intent on going back to her small hometown to reconnect with a boyfriend, who just happens to be married and have a new baby. I wanted to bring the movie to your attention because the character […]

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Friendship by the Book: Let’s Take The Long Way Home

Published: August 16, 2010 | Last Updated: July 5, 2021 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

It’s rare that I simply gush over books but I fell in love with Gail Caldwell’s newest book: Let’s Take The Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship.

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Friendship by the Book: Every Last One by Anna Quindlen

Published: April 29, 2010 | Last Updated: July 21, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading

Every Last One (Random House, 2010) is a beautifully written, gripping novel by Pulitzer Prize winning columnist and author Anna Quindlen. Told in the first-person, Mary Beth Latham is a mom of three teens, who is married to an ophthalmologist. She works as a part-time landscaper in her small town but is totally devoted to […]

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Can stepparents be friends? An interview with Erin Munroe

Published: November 20, 2009 | Last Updated: November 20, 2009 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

The role of being a stepparent can be challenging. So I was pleased to interview Erin Munroe, author of The Everything Guide to Stepparenting: Practical, reassuring advice for creating healthy, long-lasting relationships, about some of the boundary issues between the roles of stepparent and friend.   Can a stepparent be a "friend" with a birth […]

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