A Love Letter To Leggings

By KRISTEN THOMPSON. Original story ran in Today’s Parent on Feb. 4, 2018

We’ve all slept in this morning and I’m still groggy from my 453rd straight night of bad sleep thanks to children. With less than 15 minutes to get everyone dressed, fed and out the door, I stagger into my closet and there, in a pristine line, hang my beloveds: Twelve (or so) pairs of black leggings.

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