Celebrate Diversity

There are seven billion people on the planet. Ok let me try it this way: 7,000,000,000. Gosh thats a lot of zeros. Give or take a few people of course. That’s seven billion souls experiencing life from seven billion points of view. Guess what? We’re not always going to agree. Guess what else? We’re not […]

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Celebrate Integrity

Sometimes it seems like the hardest person to be is yourself. Firstly, because it’s so easy to get caught up in who everyone else thinks you should be, and we’ll totally address that another time. But right now, I’m thinking more because it’s hard to recognize when we’re not practicing what we preach. I’ll give […]

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The Game Cupboard

Yesterday I issued a challenge for you to toss the games that were missing pieces or that your kids had just plain outgrown.   Here is our game cupboard. My kids are 12 and (almost) 16 so the games we have are ageless  (like Monopoly and Apples to Apples) and nostalgic (like Simon and Perfection). We […]

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Celebrate Spring Cleaning

What does Spring Cleaning even mean? Once upon a time, it was the time when we’d haul all of the rugs and drapes out to the clotheslines and beat the dust out of them with sticks. Let’s all say a prayer of gratitude for washing machines and vacuums shall we? But still,  there’s something about […]

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International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day. I’m sure it’s not the first annual occurrence but it’s the first time I’ve paused to think about what it means to me. I was blessed to grow up in the United States in the 1980s. More so to grow up in very liberal California. And even more so to grow […]

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