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  • 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
  • Habits life Weekend

    5 (rather late) on a Friday

    1- I “slept in” today because Josh and I went on a date last night. Mustard Seed Bistro was great – we will be back! We spent half of it planning future fun things…

    July 2, 2021
  • Goals life Planners

    New Month!

    And the midpoint of 2021. (Fun/random fact: I have been averaging 50 books/year for the past ~2 years, and I just finished my 25th book last night for 2021! I guess this is my…

    July 1, 2021
  • COVID19 life

    Adding back . . .

    A very common late-pandemic trope is the discussion about adding things back slowly and not feeling ready to do too much yet. One example of where I’ve heard it mentioned frequently is Edit Your…

    June 30, 2021
  • Habits life

    Screen Time, Instagram, Etc

    After my recent ~2.5 month break from it, I have come to the conclusion that I enjoy Instagram. Sometimes. In moderation. I mostly enjoy keeping up with my favorite planning-related accounts, some of them…

    June 29, 2021
  • life Planners

    Fresh Starts Are My Favorite

    They really are. Q3 has just begun! The kids are in camp and loving it. I conveniently wrapped up 3 books in the past week or so, and now my Summer Reading list can…

    June 23, 2021
  • life Reading

    Anti-Racism Exploration, ~1 year in

    June 2020 was a tipping point for many, and like millions of others, I jumped in and started paying a lot more attention to learning about racism and the structural inequities built into our…

    June 22, 2021
  • life Planners

    5 on a Friday: Almost Summer Edition

    1- After some discussion of single vs solo parenting around here, Gwinne (who describes herself as a single mother by choice) wrote two posts on the topic: here and here. (She is an excellent…

    June 18, 2021