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Some stories need exaggeration to make them interesting. This one doesn't. Every word is true.

The Human Babies

My friend Kelly and I were pregnant at the same time. Our babies grew to be soybean-sized, then avocado-sized, and then spaghetti squash-sized. We had the same due date and figured our babies would be…

This Is Us

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What’s the worst smell you can think of? Skunk? Brussels sprouts? Sour milk?

For me, it was a mixture of Coca-Cola, coffee, Gatorade, and rotting bones. The smell was so pungent it clung to my hair and clothes for hours after the air had cleared. I was a student teacher…

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When I was younger and braver, I left my job teaching at a regular public school to join forces with a few other rogue teachers and open a charter high school. We wanted to create a community-based school where students were valued for their individuality and creativity.

It is very…

Emily Kingsley

My 4 year old son asked me “would you rather be a nudist forever or never have existed at all?” Still working on my answer.

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