6 ways to thrive in the kitchen with the kids

All photos are by Aimee. I‘m sure I’m not the first mother to discover that children aren’t always happy playing on their own while mama does the cooking; usually they want to be right where the action is. Yep, right under your feet. The good news is that by welcoming the little ones into the (read more…)

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What’s in your garden?

If you’re joining us for the Book Club‘s current selection* – Animal, Vegetable, Miracle – then be sure and read up to chapter two for the first forum discussion this Thursday (we’re doing two chapters a week).  And if you’ve already started, then you might already have gardening on the brain.  I do, anyway, and (read more…)

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The fine art of making choices (hint: it’s usually not good versus evil)

Photo by Rhett Maxwell We moved back overseas two weeks ago, and while life was definitely topsy-turvy those first seven days or so, last week resembled much more closely a normal life. So I was tempted to jump back in to blogging full-force, saving the huge lot of guest post submissions for some other time. (read more…)

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Weekend link love: back among the living (mostly)

Photo by Anita Martinz Whew. Well, we’re slowly emerging from the fog of jet lag, an enormous amount of unpacking and organizing, back at cross-cultural and language adaptation, and generally finding our family’s rhythm and routine. Life’s still not normal, but it’s getting there. I’m so thankful for all the great guest posters I’ve had (read more…)

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What kids need most – cool parents

Photo by Sono Tamaki Last month we explored putting yourself first for a healthy marriage. This time, we’re going to explore where you are in relation to your kids. The greatest thing you can do for your kids is learn to focus on yourself. Let me repeat – the greatest thing you can do for (read more…)

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