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What Age Should I Start Reading To My Child?

Are you pregnant or expecting a child? Are you reading all the stats about the importance of reading on the formations of little brains, language, and even emotional connections to caregivers? The research on reading to children is astounding. It seems that the more we know about reading to children, the better we understand it …

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Using Law School Loans for Traveling After Taking the Bar (It’s a Bad Idea)

Today we are talking about the common practice of taking out loans to fund studying for the bar ( as well as my experience in funding bar study). I was a law student many years ago, and I can speak from experience about how that has played out for the folks who did, and the …

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Growing Up With a Depressed Mother (I Had No Idea She Needed Help)

My mom was really depressed when I was growing up. I see it now as an adult, as I struggle with my own life and my own mental health. As a child, I didn’t realize it. I didn’t understand what was happening, or why. I also didn’t realize that what was happening wasn’t normal at …

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