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My Daughter’s Transition to Middle School Broke My Heart A Little

September 10, 2018

“As the principal’s speech moved to the fifth-grade class, I felt a catch in my throat and tears welling in my eyes. A familiar chasm between sadness and joy, we are old friends. I felt joy for the pride in my girl and sadness that my baby is growing up. We stand at the precipice, she is looking forward and I am looking back.”



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