Category Life

Today’s Quote from The Economist Espresso

  I wish Douglas Adams was still with us. 😦 Advertisements

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“Developing” the Next Generation

Link to original image | Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) I have kids and, as a parent, I want to prepare them to be successful in their lives. I try to do this in a number of different ways: teach them to be kind, teach them respect, teach them to stand up for themselves, […]

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10 Ways to Make Today Magical

Originally posted on A Magical Childhood:
Happy Monday! I hope all is wonderful in your little corner of the world.  We’ve been busy despite the cold winter here.  I’ve found that with five kids now, there really isn’t such a thing as down time!  I do like winter more and more these days for its…

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Lego Movie has a very relevant message for adults

Originally posted on WordsByNowak:
I’ve seen two movies in the past week that made me contemplate deepening adulthood and the phenomenon of getting older. The first was last year’s Before Midnight, the third entry in Richard Linklater’s series about Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy), a pair of star-crossed lovers who first met in…

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I am (uplifting them)

Originally posted on A Magical Childhood:
Here’s a wonderful project that I am so happy to see! I am (uplifting them) is a new social media project that proposes to use social media to uplift our kids instead of to shame them. Page creator Stephanie says: I am saddened by the amount of kid-shaming photos…

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Setting a Writing Schedule with a Busy Schedule

I think anyone who has tried to write something, anything, has run into this. I have found this to be the single biggest challenge to being able to maintain a blog or start a writing project. I have a a young family and I want to be an involved parent. I also have fitness goals […]

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My 100th Post?!?

WordPress casually informed me that my last entry was my 100th post. I have to say it’s quite a milestone (for me anyway…) and I appreciate that it was a reasonable post with at least some of my own thoughts in it. Life as grabbed me by the nose and dragged me away from writing […]

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