tunnel walking

In front of you, behind, and on either side

As you start this week, as you look to the left and the right of you to find friends, don’t forget to look in front and behind you as well. It’s not a stretch to make friends with people in your life stage—fellow moms in the trenches, the coworker in the desk down the hall, (read more…)

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Dirt in your nails

As you start this week… ….friends, I gotta be honest. I’m utterly and completely exhausted. I’m writing this on day 12 of separation from my family (though by the time this publishes, I’ll be in my own bed with my favorite person next to me, glory hallelujah). (I’m talking about my husband there. Just clearing (read more…)

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canoe

May we all be Mexican fishermen

As you start this week, may you find contentment in the pursuit of enough. With money, time, relationships, your home, and even your dreams and goals, may you peacefully and boldly pursue that sweet spot called enough, where you aren’t in need, but also aren’t burdened with needless abundance. And in this process, may you (read more…)

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coffeemugs

See what happens with imperfection

As you start this week, remember to not wait for life to be perfect before you take a risk in the name of friendship. Don’t wait for your house to be perfectly clean before inviting that potential new friend over for tea, or to have all the time in the world in your calendar before (read more…)

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agatha christie

On hamster care and Agatha Christie

As you start this week, may you relish in the slowness of a light Monday. I know, you have lots of hard work ahead of you, and perhaps you’ll go to bed every night this week exhausted from either the physical or intellectual efforts of your day. Maybe both. But don’t forget to enjoy life (read more…)

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