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Laurie with her mother

A Few Surprising Things I’ve Learned Traveling With My Mother

Let’s face it. The thought of getting older is scary. Being in my 60s feels surreal, especially since I know I was only 30 last week.

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5 Things I Do (And Don’t) Miss About Raising Kids

Raising kids is tough, occasionally super-tough. There are times you think you’ll never survive.

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Randy grabs Laurie's cell phone

The Shocking Day My Husband Intervened And Took My Cell Phone

The other morning my husband Randy did something so unexpected, so out of the blue, so sudden, so surprising, I gasped in sputtering disbelief.

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Laurie with her sons, Patrick and Paul (from l to r)

Eight Things Every Mother with Grown Sons Knows

Moms of boys understand. When your kids are little, you think you’ll never survive the sticky hands, typhoon-force energy and non-stop “getting into things.”

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Laurie Stone Introvert

What Are the Seven Coolest Things About Being An Introvert?

You know the feeling. You spend much of your life thinking something’s wrong. You’re alone a lot, usually with your nose in a book or daydreaming.

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8 Shocking Things You Learn When Traveling With Your Spouse

I saw then this wasn’t just a journey of miles, but of years: college, young married days, the birth of our sons, the death of beloved parents, and now retirement.

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