motherhood

The top of the hill

At our latest MOPS meeting, we were talking about prioritizing, letting go of what isn’t worth our time or energy, finding a balance between sliding through the days with no structure and being overly structured and controlling . . . all of your basic mom worries, really. The women at my table are all knee-deep… Read More The top of the hill

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Daily Routines

We are well into the summer over here—not that summer really feels as much like SUMMER as when there are school-aged kids in the house, but you know what I mean—and we’ve got a pretty good daily routine in place. I love routines. Love, love, love them. When I was teaching, my classes always followed… Read More Daily Routines

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Good gift-giving advice

I thought about putting together a gift guide of consumable gifts or maybe writing about attempting to keep simplicity as a part of everyday life even during the holidays, but I thought maybe I’d just share some good, solid gift-giving advice in case you’re a) shopping for a little relative / friend, or b) the… Read More Good gift-giving advice