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November is National Family Caregivers Month. If you’re a caregiver, chances are you’re tired and underappreciated. But muster some enthusiasm to celebrate your amazing self—all year round. You’re literally a life-saver. Here’s to you! Stop fighting. From the physician with the world’s worst bedside manner to the store clerk who glares, sometimes others can exhibit …

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  I don’t know why it soothes me so when the mail comes, the sound of the metal door swinging open then closing—satisfying—shut.   The post’s arrival marks mid-afternoon, a quarter-note in the cadence of slow days. I try to shed pajamas and get the babies bathed by eleven most mornings.   The mail-woman—she’s in her late sixties, I …

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