Tag Archives: growing up

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Fear of Directionality

I’ve always been terrified of direction. Direction means following the path that somehow springs us from pre-K to university to a real, adult job in the likes of twenty years. Direction assumes that we have some sort of general idea where we are going or where we might end up, and sometimes does not account […]

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The Truth about Adulthood

Children can’t wait to grow up. As they get older, they trade in nap time for date time, slumber parties for football games, and juice boxes for cheap wine coolers. To kids, grown-ups just seem so flawless and perfect in all of their behaviors — yes, even the bad ones, but there comes a time […]

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Adulting: Life After College

I just started school again this past Monday, after graduating college in May. Yes, you read that right! I went back to school the summer after graduating to earn my Masters. College changed my life completely. It taught me that you have to grow up and that everything is not always handed to you. Even though […]

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Red, White and GO BLUE!!!!!!

What is independence really? On this day for reflection on our country’s independence, we offer thoughts from a rising college sophomore on beginning the journey to becoming an independent woman.