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When working hard gets ridiculous

While I was watching the Olympics a few nights ago, I saw a commercial that was so over the top, it hardly seemed believable. In fact, I’m not entirely sure it’s not meant to be a little tongue-in-cheek—I even posted it on the Facebook page yesterday, and readers seem equally vacillated between shocked, saddened, and (read more…)

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Work enough. And that’s all.

I mentioned last week that I gave up the idea of accomplishing All My Great Ideas for releasing the book. Today’s the official day, by the way—it’s now a book that can be in anyone’s home. It’s been about two years in the making, so it fills me with both an even mix of utter (read more…)

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Relish in revelry, know what’s important, & remember you’re not thought of that much

I admit to having the hardest time writing lately. What with the book release in a few days, my plate has brimmed to overflow; guest posts and radio interviews and magazine articles taunt me like heaps of ice cream scoop-shaped mashed potatoes on my cafeteria tray. I literally have about five half-written articles staring at (read more…)

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Routine isn’t a dirty word

As you start this week, don’t forget the cousin to just-do-the-thing-in-front-of-you. It’s called The Routine. Some people love them, some people hate them. Me? I’m somewhere in the middle. There are times when the thought of routine gives me hives, because I do thrive on change and new situations. I see the adventure in the (read more…)

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One bite at a time together: Get help (project 51)

I’m still slowly working my way through Tsh’s ebook One Bite at a Time and journaling my progress here.  My favorite part of the book is that it can be done in any order, which is helpful for my oftentimes scattered brain. Somehow there is so much mama guilt out there.  Or rather, in here. (read more…)

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