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An uphill climb: allowing space for grief

“I’ve never seen anyone in a situation like this handle it as positively as you are.” “Ask Naomi, she’s in charge.” “How did you get all this done so quickly?” My friends, even those with the most positive, look-for-the-silver-lining, don’t-sweat-the-small-stuff-type … Continue reading

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Rethinking parenting pressures

I’m beginning a collection of courses offered by Brené Brown called “Kitchen Table Wisdom,” beginning with “The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting.” The entire collection is about rethinking the pressures we put on ourselves and our kids. In case you want to … Continue reading

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All you need is LESS

Being AWARE of whatever is causing stuck energy in your body, your house, your mind, etc. is supposed to be the secret to conquering clutter.  It makes sense that examining the underlying why of doing something will help us overcome it.  It’s the … Continue reading

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I love it… I really do

WHY would I spend so much time and energy on beautifying my home? I must love doing it.  I have been complaining that it’s taken over absolutely everything, but that is because of the way I’ve dived into 20 projects … Continue reading

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In the thick of it

“I’m sorry for yelling at Mommy and Daddy.” “I’m sorry for having a messy room sometimes and leaving my things around the house.” “I’m going to help the quiet girl in my class.” As I mentioned in Monday’s post, we … Continue reading

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Life in the fast lane: relationship equity

“In my world of crashing work deadlines, , teacher phone calls, late Girl Scout forms, forgotten water bills, kids’ stomachaches, and empty cupboards, all I could think was this: Man, all he has to do every day is go to … Continue reading

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