Archive for September 2016

You Are Not the Only One

Last year, my two youngest children were in a school production of Winnie The Pooh. I’d all but forgotten the deep wisdom to be gleaned from the pages of A.A. Milne’s Tales of Winnie the Pooh, but the lessons came flooding back to me as I listened to my littles sing their hearts out. Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and the…

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What I Don’t Do These Days and Why It Matters

Sometimes people ask me how I get so much done in a day (or a week, or a year). I used to roll my eyes when this question came up because it seemed like people thought I had some kind of secret. But then I realized that I sort of do. (Go figure!) I do get…

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Are you doing your job?

My children have a new bus driver this year. I’ve honestly never spent a great deal of time thinking about the person who transports my kids to and from school every day until this woman crossed our path. You’re about to find out why. One day last week, Tracy pulled up to the stop and as the last…

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Could you be overthinking it?

My husband and I have been trying to finalize plans for a long weekend away for several months now.  It feels like we have literally been on every travel site that exists, investigated flights on every airline, read hotel reviews from every brand, checked weather forecasts in every time zone, and compared more rental cars than any human being should…

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Are you dreaming BIG enough?

My six-year-old often awakens early and pads into my room to tell me about her dreams, sleep still in her eyes, hair tousled, PJs rumpled. Her dreams are big and wild and vivid – they’re as lively as she is. This little one fuels those nighttime adventures with her imagination and recounts them with fervor. She’s a storyteller, my girl. I…

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