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Sorry… I’m booked!

September was pretty much lost due to recent events, but October was full of good reads.  I honestly don’t know how I read them all because I didn’t think I spend much time reading.  Apologies that it’s not my usual … Continue reading

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Update on where I stand: art, parenting, and mindset

HUGE thank yous to each of you for your loving comments and support. I have printed each one out and have them posted nearby where I can always see them for motivation. It feels so validating when people mention to … Continue reading

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The house of belonging

I created this canvas after watching the “belonging” section of Brené Brown’s “Kitchen Table Parenting” series. Brené teaches: “Belonging is the innate human desire to be a part of something larger than us.  Because this yearning is so primal, we … Continue reading

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Dear Lady Jane: on your heart’s true value

Dear Lady Jane, When you ask to borrow my phone, I know it’s to watch a You Tube video.  I have about 50 educational apps on there but you usually bypass those.  You like the DIY craft videos, the Nerdy … Continue reading

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Summer books… 7 great nonfiction reads

Did you miss my summer fiction reviews? Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer’s Search for Wonder in the Natural World by Leigh Ann Henion “Motherhood affects everything, but does it have to change everything about who I am and what I choose to pursue?” … Continue reading

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Warped time

Last month, as I was already getting teary at my daughter’s kindergarten graduation, her teacher said “you’re looking at the new class of first graders” and I admit I lost it (mostly inside). Time seems to speed by.  As much … Continue reading

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