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Tough decisions that parents face

1:20 AM, Mar 8, 2013   |    comments
Eight-week-old Eleanor Delp attends a 'What to Expect' baby shower with her mother August 21, 2012 in Springfield, Virginia. The DC Metro Chapter of Operation Homefront held the event, with parenting and pregnancy workshops, to celebrate with 100 new and expecting military mothers representing each branch of service from DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Parents have to make a lot of tough choices when it comes to raising their children.

First Coast News' very own Joy Purdy recently made one such difficult decision, as it was announced Thursday that she would be leaving the anchor desk to devote more time to her husband, step-daughter and two young daughters.

"I have been trying to figure out what to do at a crossroads in my life. I was recently offered the main anchor spot here at FCN, the 11 p.m. newscast. So exciting! However, after much prayer, and countless family discussions ... I've instead decided to take a break from work to spend time with my family," Purdy said.

On Friday starting at 5 p.m., First Coast News will take a look at difficult decisions like these that parents have to make at every stage of their child's life.

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