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Lauren “Chuck” Shows writes about a favorite children’s book — and what it means to belong to yourself.
Lauren “Chuck” Shows talks about the joy of buying a new home — and the unexpected sadness of leaving an old one.
Lauren “Chuck” Shows talks about escape rooms, parent-teacher conferences and the curse of needing to feel validated.
Every perfect moment we share publicly online is, naturally, preceded and followed by other moments — the kinds we don’t want to share.
Lauren “Chuck” Shows talks about attending the Women’s March on Washington, and the difference between observing and participating.
After the passing of the actor Carrie Fisher, I’ve been feeling guilty about a blog I wrote last year.
My daughter, Lucy, isn’t afraid of ghosts — but I am.
Lauren “Chuck” Shows recounts the highs and lows of a summer vacation and the power of perception.
As Lucy starts Kindergarten, it’s clear that I’m much more anxious about it than she is.
I wanted to write a blog about the magic of the Little Miami River. Then we took a canoe trip.