A Different Sort of Marathon

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Squashed Mom
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Varda Steinhardt
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The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation

The day after the New York Marathon Varda compares just getting through her days – getting out of bed! Feeding my kids! - as a special needs /autism parent to the marathon runners efforts. Trying to cut herself some slack, she is working to not feel bad about not being more ambitious. Concluding: “My marathon is different, not less, than the one those glorious beings ran through the streets of New York yesterday.”