Zinged By My Family: Episode 2, Relationship Skills Feedback

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My family pulls no punches. I think (hope) that means they love me. [ Read More ]

Anti-Prom

With our intense love of Lord of the Rings, bodies discombobulated by puberty, and a complete lack of fashion sense or taste in popular music, my friends and I decided that we weren’t going to get dates to our 8th grade prom. [ Read More ]

I’m Jealous Of This Banana

This banana as clearly worked through its ego issues in therapy.

Dear Secret Diary– This banana has clearly worked through its ego issues in therapy. [ Read More ]

Help From My Friends [VIDEO]

Emily is having a rough time. She’s tired, exhausted and can’t seem to even make a cup of chocolate milk right. Luckily, as described in this story, her friends are there to help. [ Read More ]

Oreos: An Addiction

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I relish my Double Stuf Oreos, which, according to the latest reports, is commensurate with cocaine in their addictive power—prompting, as they do, pleasure-center neurons to discharge with the same vigor as hardcore drugs. [ Read More ]

How Full is Your Wine Glass?

Glass Not half-full

January 18, 2014– My Dear Secret Diary, as I age, I am trying harder and harder to be an optimist. [ Read More ]

Magic Time

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I’m no longer twelve. Not by a long shot. My allowance dried up long ago and they don’t even let me off school for two weeks at the end of the year—school’s another thing I’ve outgrown. Sometimes, I miss that kind of magic. [ Read More ]

Stubbed Out Cookie

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Having just celebrated my first week as a non-smoke, I was feeling very proud. Sitting down in a café, I ordered a coffee and put all thoughts of a cigarette out of my mind. [ Read More ]

Lost in Thought

One day while eating lunch, I noticed my four-year-old, Alex, staring out the window. He sat motionless in a pensive daze, completely transfixed on something in the back yard. I looked out there to see what was so captivating. Nothing in particular caught my eye. [ Read More ]

He Got All Day to Make Me Laugh [PODCAST]

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Vincy tells the story of making the most out of every moment in life. Especially those that involve strangers! [ Read More ]