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Why We Long For the Most Difficult Days of Parenthood

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Great perspective in The Atlantic about parenting young children by Stephanie H. Murray. The sociologist Daniel Gilbert once likened a day spent caring for a 3-year-old to a baseball game that remains scoreless until the bottom of the ninth. Fans remember the thrilling moments of the game-winning home run and not much else. […] Hindsight allows us to put suffering into context and recognize the purpose it served in our lives. Hohlbaum likened it to […]