Leah Campbell

If you were a straight-A student as a kid, it can be hard to deal with the fact that your child isn't. But I've learned it’s important to step back and let your kid feel supported regardless.   
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When my daughter's chronic illness required her to go back on medication, I struggled to keep my calm. The first moment I was alone, I broke down but it was exactly what I needed.
Amy Schumer joined a club no one ever wants to be a part of. I know, I was in it once, too. But Schumer's openness about going through IVF just proves how isolated a person can feel while undergoing fertility treatments, no matter how rich or famous they may be.
I grew up in a house where the words "I'm sorry" were never used and arguments were never discussed. That made it hard for me to understand how to resolve conflict the right way. I am now doing everything I can to make sure to teach my daughter the power of apologizing.
My daughter, now 6, and I had traveled several times before and never had an issue. But on this particular trip, the TSA agent uncomfortably questioned my little girl, who I adopted at birth. She was too scared to even answer. And when I vented on social media, I wasn't expecting other moms to be so insensitive.