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How to Feel Great About Delayed Gratification - No Really

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, March 20, 2018
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Ever see the laugh-out-loud and extremely revealing video about kids, marshmallows and delayed gratification? It's the one where they give a kid a marshmallow and tell him that he can either eat the ONE marshmallow right now OR, if he waits until the researcher comes back in a few minutes - he will get TWO marshmallows! 

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Leaping for Joy

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, May 24, 2011
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All I said was, "I want to take a picture of you loving this beautiful beach." That's all I said. And I watched as he ran into the water with all his clothes on and leapt around like a 4 year old. John Scalzi, my fabulous playmate, my funny Weather Muffin and above all, my greatest teacher.  

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