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Embracing Differences: In-law Edition

My husband married a woman unlike the women in his family. His mother and sisters are logical, organized and have lots of common sense. They’re great planners, they can spot a problem from a mile away. They’re brilliant, gorgeous, funny. I, however, have been described since childhood as, right-brained, spontaneous, laid back and messy. My second grade teacher prophesied I’d lose my own head were it not attached to my body. When I first became a mom, I felt insecure and inadequate parenting in front of these women, with such different temperaments than my own. I love them and wanted to