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An Open Letter (and a Cake) to Friendship

Tonight was an annual cake auction our Cub Scout Pack holds to benefit Friends of Scouting. I was reluctant to join cub scouts five years ago for various reasons, none of which matter now. Tonight was the last year we’ll … Continue reading

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All We Need

“Faith, Family and Friends. That’s all you need in life. No wait, Love and Kindness too. That’s all you need in life,” declared my 7-year-old daughter. “What?!” I ask. We were out shopping for a frame to display her school … 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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So I was at a conference where the presenter talked about having her own Personal Advisory Board. Love her. She’s brilliant. Don’t we all need our own PAB? This is not just your group of friends. We need to consciously … Continue reading

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