Episode 66 of The Art of Simple Podcast with Tsh Oxenreider: Leigh Kramer on the Enneagram

#066: Confront Your Junk

Leigh Kramer knows a thing or three about the Enneagram, a powerful tool used to help identify personal strengths and weaknesses. More than a personality test, the Enneagram helps explain why you act the way you do when you’re stressed, and why you develop certain strengths when you’re growing. It can get confusing, so Leigh (read more…)

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A summer reading list for tweens

When I first started this blog, I wrote my list of favorite picture books for young children because my oldest was three. But I blinked, and just like that, she’s now nine and a half. My, how time flies. I love age nine, but it’s totally pulled the rug out from under me—I feel like (read more…)

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Slow down, listen well, bravely ask

As you start this week, may you be mindful of the people put in your life that surround you with good. Take note of the details of these people—the way they hold themselves, how they listen, the color and mood they seem to represent, the beauty that’s found deep within everyone. May you remember to (read more…)

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Weekend links

A lovely sunny day :: Zachary Levi and Bert from Sesame Street Getting real about negative self-talk :: Inspired RD How anyone can change up a room in an hour :: Nesting Place Why reading aloud to older children is valuable :: Mind/Shift …and in true deep intellectual form, I wrote a post in honor (read more…)

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Trade as One (giveaway!)

I can’t sing enough praises about Trade as One—it can be a real challenge to eat ethically, and this little company makes it lightyears easier. You probably already know that so much of our food is cloaked with scores of issues—whether it’s genetically-modified, made with slave labor, chock full of chemicals, or otherwise borderline iffy—the (read more…)

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