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My Favorite Part

      In my home, there's one refrain I often hear. Whenever I turn off the television while my son is watching, he invariably says, "No, Mom, this is my favorite part." I must have an uncanny talent -- of knowing exactly what his favorite segment is of every program because no matter when I turn off the television, it's his favorite part.

      I thought of this refrain recently. This past week, my kids returned to school, and they were very upset that summer was over. It's as though they're crying out, "Don't stop summer. It's our favorite part of the year." I share their sentiment. As beach and water park outings give way to homework and routine, how can we not be heavy-hearted? ...


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