Lee Woodruff

SPEAKER – AUTHOR – MEDIA TRAINER

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May 2011

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Raising Kids in a Post-bin Laden World

Two days after bin Laden took his last breath, I woke up in a hotel room and opened a morning text from my 11 year-old. “We don’t have bread for lunches.  My dream last night was Pakistan bombed us and I was scared. Soccer was good. Love you.”  My heart sunk just a little. Sandwiched in between the ordinary slices  ...

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DAD TO THE RESCUE — The Final Installment

For those of you diligent enough to read along thus far, we’ve had a semi-successful prom proposal, a trip to Paris and then an emergency appendectomy just when it all started to sound “Up With People” perfect.  After spending the few remaining night hours post-surgery upright in a vinyl version of a crippled barka lounger —  ...

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A BODY PART IN FRANCE

  We pick our story up after a kick-save ending to the hardcore “Prom-a” that had unfolded around the “ask” to my daughter’s senior prom (see previous blog).  Crisis averted.  My work there was done. A day and a half of shopping in Paris with friends; walking and eating, photos, smiles.  The Eiffel  ...

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The Prom Proposal- Part Two

I last left you headed off on a mother-daughter weekend with my girl.  I had the letter from her hopeful prom date in my pocket, having only learned few hours earlier of his request for me to have the pilot read the “ask” before take off.  I had also managed to pack each of us into carry-on luggage, with a wee bit of room for new  ...

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