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Weekend links

Master of None :: Brian Gardner When you’re tired of kids complaining: 15 ways to happier, grateful kids :: Ann Voskamp The most important 10 minutes of a child’s day :: Kenneth Barish on HuffPo The sacrifice of hospitality (and why it matters so much) :: Megan Tietz On writing: ego, insecurity, and life of (read more…)

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Why using your gifts is heroic :: Ally Vesterfelt In which I don’t mind if my tinies see me on the computer :: Sarah Bessey (I’ve said this for years… Sarah’s said it succinctly and beautifully here) The difference between wasted and spent :: Sarah Markley 3 types of friends every parent needs :: Simple (read more…)

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The secret to not being overwhelmed :: Conversion Diary Freedom in 704 square feet :: NY Times Want to make better decisions? Here’s a mental trick :: Storyline On pitching tents, stillness, and stitching :: Jerusalem Greer on Sorta Crunchy 7 ways the lives of the poor differ from yours—and 3 ways they don’t :: (read more…)

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The Enneagram and blogging: a series :: Leigh Kramer The most revolutionary question you can ask :: Chatting at the Sky 16 things to know before you have urban chickens :: Life Rearranged The art of forgiveness :: A new project by AoS contributor Crystal Ellefsen! …and here are 12 things I learned in February (read more…)

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Weekend links

Hide and seek :: Slow Your Home Staying connected as a family when family time is limited :: Fried Okra An overabundance of opinions: the case for climbing down from the social media soapbox :: The Happiest Home If you haven’t yet, go take our super-short, super-fun, super-make-your-weekend reader survey! “Besides the noble art of (read more…)

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