Let’s Learn About Memorial Day

We’re celebrating Memorial Day today in the United States, and if you’re like me, you recognize the importance of this holiday, but might be a little shaky on the details. This day ...

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Nine Things I Learned in July {2019}

I recently heard the Socrates quote, “The unexamined life is not worth living,” and I instantly knew that I had a new life mantra (to add to my vast library of life ...

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A Dozen Things I Learned In June {2019}

June has been a full month, dominated by all things pregnancy and home as I trudge through my second trimester and we settle into our new house. With my time and brain ...

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Eight Things I Learned in March

As I mentioned in Friday’s monthly recap, March was a rather tumultuous month for our family. We have had a lot going on, with several big changes on the horizon and a ...

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Eleven Things I Learned in February {2019}

Why is it that January always feels like it’s approximately eleventy weeks long, and then February flies by in the blink of an eye? I was slightly worried at the start of ...

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Twelve Things I Learned in October {2018}

Eek! It’s Halloween! Which means that October is over! This month’s end seems to have shown up out of nowhere, well ahead of my anticipated schedule. I’m not quite ready to dive ...

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13 Things I Learned in September {2018}

I recently heard that the cells in your body replace themselves every seven years; in other words, we are literally different people today than we were seven years ago. It is impossible for ...

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A Dozen(ish) Things I Learned in August {2018}

We were out of town for the first week of this month, our biannual trip home to California. It’s interesting how traveling—getting out of our usual routines and spaces—can give us fresh ...

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Fifteen Things I Learned in July {2018}

My mind has been all over the place this month—mostly good places, some not so good. With my mental energies concentrated on ideas that I need to keep to myself (at least ...

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Fourteen Things I Learned in May {2018}

This past month, I read Sarah Mackenzie’s fantastic book The Read-Aloud Family. In one section, Sarah writes about how, when we read aloud to our kids, we plant seeds. Our job is simply ...

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