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August 14, 2013

Swinging into a new era

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I suppose they call it “raising” children for a reason. The process implies upward movement, and growth is good and expected and the natural course of things. Yeah, I know all that. But leaving something behind is hard — maybe it’s past mistakes or hard life lessons.

Or maybe it’s an old swing set that gave you its best years.

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Sue Tabb is an account director with Thomson Communications and a freelance writer. She lives in Newburyport with her husband and two daughters. You can visit her blog at www.parentpill.com.

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