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13 books I’m reading this next year

“We read to know we’re not alone.” William Nicholson couldn’t be most spot-on about why reading resonates with so many of us, and I think it’ll ring truer for me this year than it has in a long time. Sure, we’ll be meeting new people daily from all walks of life, and yet, if my (read more…)

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Weekend links

How travel has changed my life :: Never-Ending Footsteps Why it doesn’t matter how you feel about your friends :: Shauna Niequist on Storyline The art of choosing books and starting a book club :: Heidi Scovel on The Read-Aloud Revival 25 ways to ask kids, “So how was school today?” without asking them, “So (read more…)

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Kids play with anything

This is going to be a short post today, because I’m writing it in the passenger seat of our minivan, heading to my in-laws’. It is 11:53 p.m.—move out day. We’ve had quite the laborious Labor Day weekend, stacking the remaining boxes in our storage unit and filing our backpacks with next years’ necessities. We’re (read more…)

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Weekend links

Risky play and skinned knees are key to healthy development :: The Star What I’m learning about balance and the simple life :: Shalommama 7 tips to speed up the decluttering process :: Becoming Minimalist On infighting, social media, and weedy noise :: Seth Haines What love never does :: Chatting at the Sky “Nature (read more…)

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Hayley Morgan on The Art of Simple Podcast

#72: Somebody sewed that shirt

Podcast time! This episode explores the world of ethical fashion—for kids. Hayley Morgan is starting a new clothing line with the hopes of transforming how we think about dressing our kids. I talk to her about slow fashion and owning a small family business, what it means to be a working mom with young children, (read more…)

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