Weekend links

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I gave her the challenge of reading 10 chapter books this summer, and she did it! Her chosen prize: a girls’ afternoon out. Pedicure, followed by a cupcake and browsing the bookstore. My idea of a perfect outing.

“To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter… to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring – these are some of the rewards of the simple life.- “John Burroughs

Tsh Oxenreider

Tsh is the founder of this blog and just finished traveling around the world with her husband and 3 kids. Her latest book is Notes From a Blue Bike, and believes a passport is one of the world's greatest textbooks.

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  1. I love weekend links! Thanks for posting. Looks like your last link goes to the wrong story. Can you fix it, please? Thanks!

  2. Love that picture. Did you, by chance, get braces? I notice you aren’t showing your teeth much anymore. My mama got braces when she was 35!

  3. The afternoon distraction link takes me to the cab-schooled kid/harvard one.

  4. Here’s a Forbes article that talks about the Ashton Kutcher speec (broken afternoon distractions link):

  5. Sounds like an awesome outing 🙂
    I love one on one outings with my kids, even for the most simple things.

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