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    5 on a Friday: BLAH edition

    1- Confessions: I have felt blah all week. I scrolled for a long time last night despite writing this post as a pep talk to myself to convince me to do otherwise! I missed…

    July 23, 2021
  • COVID19 life Work

    And the pandemic rages on . . .

    Just feeling kind of down. I feel like we hit such a lovely high point this summer. A point where it felt like — in this country, specifically — the pandemic was largely behind…

    July 20, 2021
  • life

    Plans for the Week

    A detailed version for you this week because why not. WORK: I am on call, which starts tomorrow. However, this is yet another one of those blessed call weeks where I do not have…

    July 19, 2021
  • life

    5 on a Friday: Gratitude Edition

    1- That each day offers an opportunity to start fresh. Whether it’s brain chemistry, sleep itself, or caffeine, I always feel better in the morning. (And each week/month/year — even more opportunity!) 2- That…

    July 16, 2021
  • Best Laid Plans life Parenting Weekend

    Monday Thoughts

    Podcast re-air that is related to today’s topic In Episode 112 of his Deep Questions podcast, Cal Newport came up with what he referred to as “Productivity Baby Steps” (as a nod to Dave…

    July 12, 2021
  • life Planners Weekend

    Sunday List

    Family Tasks ❏ Meal plan & grocery shop. I might go in person to Trader Joe’s for a change, we will see. ❏ Make lunches ie my least favorite task. If the kids’ school…

    July 11, 2021
  • Habits life

    Perspective + Gratitude

    You are the best readers. Seriously, among other notes of gratitude that are clearly warranted after writing yesterday’s post, one is that I am so lucky to have such a smart, kind, and insightful…

    July 8, 2021
  • life Parenting Work

    Tradeoffs + Parenting Is Hard

    When I look at Instagram and sometimes when I just . . . look around in the wrong locale, it seems like everyone has: Beautiful modern home. (Us: Nope) Luxury cars. At least one…

    July 7, 2021
  • life Weekend

    The Weekend Contained Multitudes.

    Fireworks. Some a little too close for comfort but we all survived. Mosquitos. Pool time. Two very hot runs. Friends AND family. The Melting Pot (“fancy” night out with the kids to celebrate the…

    July 6, 2021