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Chocolate: the industry’s hidden truth (and the easy stuff we can do to still enjoy it)

If you spend four minutes with my children, you will know that Halloween is around the corner. This is because they are children, and who wouldn’t love a holiday that involves dressing up like beloved characters, animals, or icons and collecting candy in a bag? Dress up plus sweets? Sign me up, they say. Well, (read more…)

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There’s no getting around facetime with your kids :: Quartz Is tiny living right for you? :: Shalom Mama The milestones that matter most :: Huffington Post How free can our kids be? :: InspiredRD Minimalism: Why you don’t need what you want :: SBS (featuring our own Brooke McAlary!) “To live a creative life, (read more…)

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Backpack simplicity

We have now been traveling for three weeks. In some ways it seems like we left Texas last weekend, but according to my subjective analysis, I’m fairly certain we’ve been on the road for about three months. We’ve got a long road ahead of us, this year, but it’s going to whoosh by fast. Right (read more…)

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Parenting as a Gen X-er :: The Washington Post Ebola is more than a news story to me :: She Loves Magazine The good kind of pain :: A Deeper Story Artist builds a new terracotta army to protest China’s preference for boys :: Huffington Post 23 very real first-world problems people had at Whole (read more…)

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The Minecraft Parent :: The New Yorker Crafty bride made her wedding dress for $30 during her morning commute :: Huffington Post What Ferguson taught us :: The High Calling This is what brave means :: Momastery High-flying CEO quits after daughter writes list of 22 milestones he missed :: 9News “Far and away the (read more…)

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