There are many temptations to organize our life around the experience of earlier trauma. But that may short-change the future—which starts by our envisioning something better.
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Wendy Lyons Sunshine, MA
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Adopting a rescue can be full of surprises, especially for first-time puppy parents.
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Wendy Lyons Sunshine, MA, is co-author of Raising the Challenging Child and The Connected Child.