Medium: Fatherhood – Beyond Biology

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Medium Article Fatherhood by Dara Levan

Leisurely breakfasts and lively dinners will celebrate dads on Sunday. For some people, Father’s Day is joyous and jovial. However, this is not the experience for all children, regardless of age. This is a tough topic about which to write. But it is a painful reality for many in our world. The seemingly perfect, posed pictures on social media can unintentionally hurt. Chipper cards and sappy commercials can also cause unexpected triggers. Whether you lost your dad years ago or recently, this holiday can resurrect painful emotions. And I know others who ache because their father may be living, but … Read More

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Thrive Global: From the Womb to the World

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From the Womb to the World by Dara Levan

The wind whipped dust and deposited it on my massive mini-van. I wondered for the umpteenth time why I chose white. The seatbelt seemed tighter today, squeezing me as I approached my destination. I shifted gears, put the car in park, and reached for my purple purse. Then I heard an urgent, unfamiliar voice interrupt the music. It was 9:02 a.m. My stomach tightened. I gripped the wheel. My breathing became shallow and rapid. And I seriously thought I may go into early labor. My clammy, trembling hand dialed his number. “Have you heard the news?” I wailed. “This. Can’t. … Read More

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Peaceful Progress

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We’re only eleven days into the month, and it feels like a decade! During Wednesday Wisdom Live last week, the topic was WE CAN ____. Thank you to all who joined me to fill in the blank. I appreciate each of you. We can love, learn, grow, change, and unite. But how can we coexist and accept until we first listen to each other?  Click here to watch Wednesday Wisdom Live from June 3rd I shared that. as Nelson Mandela expressed, hate is learned. So why can’t we teach our children, friends, neighbors, and others to love? We also talked about the importance … Read More

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