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Podcast episode #10: Small is My New Free with Emily Freeman

Yep, it’s a double feature—we get Emily twice this week! In this podcast episode, my friend Emily Freeman and I chat about the release of her latest book, Simply Tuesday: Small-Moment Living in a Fast-Moving World. And as you might guess, this book is totally. up. my. alley. In this episode, we talk about feeling (read more…)

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Traveling with kids: then & now

The paved trail curved around the corner and out of sight amid the thick canopy of birch and the undergrowth of pushki and fern, the mudflats at low tide lying moist and gray and thick just beyond the trees. Around the corner and out of sight the boys zipped, too, each with one leg kicking (read more…)

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In praise of the slow processors

Several years ago, I was invited to be part of a committee to plan an event that would happen in six months’ time. I went to the first meeting, listened to the conversations, engaged as I could, and went home to consider the next steps I thought would be best. But before I had a (read more…)

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Podcast Episode #9: Shared Brokenness with Amber Haines

A new book released this summer—just a few weeks ago, in fact, and it’s easily one of the most beautifully-written, haunting memoirs I’ve read in a long while. And it’s not just because a friend of mine wrote it. This is a book filled with words and sentences threaded together to weave a tapestry of (read more…)

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The public school parent’s guide to learning at home

Earlier this month, our family reached a new milestone: both of our daughters are now in public school – all day, every day. This has been a bittersweet transition for us, but it has been made easier by the fact that both of my children genuinely love school and are endlessly enthusiastic about learning. As (read more…)

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