00:27 California Here We Come: Catherine and her daughter headed to sunny SoCal for a skating competition, and Nicole gets to come and watch.
05:25 Hometown Connections: While Terri has lived in New Jersey for many years, she grew up in Thousand Oaks, California, which was hit with two tragedies last week. We discussed how connected we are to our hometowns, and how that looks for our kids too.
26:20 Speed Round: Helping Hands: When a friend is in crisis, how do we help? Casseroles, gift cards, maybe just a lot of behind-the-scenes worrying?
45:54 Shameless Self-Promotion: Catherine on Facebook; a new post at Parenting Isn't Pretty; "4 Things that Every School Needs to Make Inclusion Work."
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