Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Money Plan

Stephen is in debt. He had to get a cavity filled, which cost $70 including his annual $50 deductible.  Gracious mother that I am, I generously covered the deductible.  The remainder, of course, is the patient’s responsibility.  His handed over his … Continue reading

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Quite Contrary

Last week, Adrian visited the dentist to have a cavity filled.  He was an angel in the chair; quiet and calm.  No screaming or whining. When they finished, the dental assistant remarked, “Wow!  He did better than a lot of grown … Continue reading

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Perseverance and parenting

Remember when your parents made you try stuff you didn’t want to try, and do stuff you didn’t want to do? Remember when you were 8 and slipped on loose gravel on your bike and cut your hand, but your dad … Continue reading

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