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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

ON THE HOMEFRONT

Thursday, December 7, 2017 by DENISE CONTINENZA PENN STATE EXTENSION in Opinion

Resilience: the art of bouncing back

Sometimes I ask my adult children questions and really fear the answers. There is something about that kind of suspense, I suppose. So I did it again this summer when we were all together.

“What was the worst thing I ever did as a parent?” I asked them.

They responded all too quickly. Worse than that, all three of them had the same answer.

“You sent us to that after-school program when all our friends were able to go home,” they declared almost in unison.