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Five killer stress busters that made me a better mother (At least I’d like to think they did)

Diane and Stephanie's first night together

Decades ago, when I was footloose and fancy-free, one lovely evening a man I was dating took me for a ride. In his small two-seater airplane. We were flying over the coastline, headed toward Old Orchard Beach. So magical. Until the sudden loud thump. He turned to me and in a well-measured voice, said, “We […]

Unplug and Get a Good Night’s Sleep

I used to have a terrible time with insomnia. Used to — I have to knock on wood — don’t want to unleash the demons. I could get to sleep just fine, but would be wide awake a few hours later and could not get back to sleep. Was it stress? The full of the […]