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When hard conversations have to happenLaura Kelly Fanucci

''I wish we didn't have to talk about this." What parent hasn't thought or uttered these words, taking a deep breath before jumping into a hard conversation with their child? Whether a crisis at home, ...

How to widen our hearts on Mother's Day Laura Kelly Fanucci

For mothers who have lost children. For children who have lost mothers. For women who long to be mothers. For mothers who never got to meet their children. As my husband and I are writing a book on ...

Walking at their paceLaura Kelly Fanucci

I balance the laundry basket on my hip while coaxing a sleepy preschooler downstairs. He wants me to carry him. I explain that my hands are full. He crosses his arms and pouts. I ask him to come with ...