Monthly Archives: May 2013

“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

One of the things I’ve really benefitted from mindful living is embracing the feelings–the negative ones especially. Inviting them in like an old friend instead of trying to shut the door on them–”Hello, Grief. Glad you stopped by today. Hug?” … Continue reading

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Made With Love

I’m not one to write restaurant/food reviews. I just love to eat myself silly–really good food to put myself into a proper food coma. I know how to write. I know how to eat. Until today, the twain did not … Continue reading

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The Flawed Ones

It’s Science Fair time. Those of you who are parents are nodding right now–you know my pain. The Science Fair…it’s optional in our county. We live in a highly educated, competitive county, so even though it’s optional, a lot of … Continue reading

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You’re Invited

My 9-year-old son was invited to a birthday party. Our lives consist primarily of barreling through endless homework, too many extracurricular activities, high-pitched whining, random Nerf gun fights, and chaotic evening routines–punctuated by holidays and birthday parties. So I assumed … Continue reading

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