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It was worth it

There were tears at the beginning and tears at the end. But they couldn’t have been more different. When we left Deane at camp, the tears were stomach-churning, guilt-inducing don’t-leave-me tears. When we went to pick him up, the tears were a huge relief: He didn’t want camp to end. We had been told that … Continue reading

Sometimes it is good news

“Everything is fine,” began the message from our son’s camp. This is how calls from school always begin. School – and this time camp – assumes parents have a no-news-is-good-news approach. We certainly have been repeating this to ourselves and everyone else who has asked how our son was doing at his first overnight camp. … Continue reading