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Around the world

So I’ve alluded some here on the blog, a bit on Instagram, and hinted around a bit on Facebook, but I haven’t been too specific about our plans yet, simply because they’re still etched in lightweight pencil with an eraser nearby. But enough of you have asked, and it’s not a secret, so I figured (read more…)

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8 fun fall things to do on Martha’s Vineyard

Last week, Kyle and I celebrated ten years of marriage in the same place where we honeymooned—Martha’s Vineyard. So this week on Babble, I’m sharing a few of our favorite places and activities on the idyllic island. From the post: “As a Texan (me) and a Pacific Northwesterner (him), we didn’t know much about New (read more…)

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The awe factor

Yesterday I was at (in)courage, sharing a few simple thoughts about something huge: the enormity of creation. From the post: “Last month, I Instagrammed the photo above. I was in Australia, and the sun was rising to a new day in the land Down Under. Soon after, my husband Kyle commented: “That must be part of (read more…)

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7 tips for traveling internationally with kids

As I was SCUBA diving a few weeks ago, my main thought was how I’d love to be holding Kyle’s hand, experiencing for the first time with him the strange thrill of breathing underwater. I saw Nemo hanging out in a sea anemone on the Great Barrier Reef, and of course, my knee-jerk reaction was (read more…)

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I’ve come from a land down under

I can’t remember the last time I craved home so much. In the past six weeks, I’ve been on the road for 23 days, in three countries, on a plane, bus, and boat, and have unpacked three times. I feel beyond blessed for these opportunities, all because of this crazy blog. Hand-shakingly blessed. But there (read more…)

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