31 days of small acts: share some soup

when i had charlotte, a sweet friend set up a meal sharing schedule and some really wonderful people fed us for the first two weeks.  it was amazing. in the fall and winter, we eat a lot of soup.  it’s one of the easiest things to make too much of — i found that i […]

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31 days of small acts: get some zzz’s

in college, sleep was definitely overrated – in fact, maybe in high school too — all night movie watching, all night studying, all night out with friends, all night just because…no need to get more than a few hours of sleep.  then came motherhood and a newborn (or in our case a little one who […]

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31 days of small acts: begin with some quiet

for the next few days we are going to look at some small deeds we can do for ourselves — treating ourselves with kindness and love.  it’s something that is often forgotten as we spend the day taking care of others: children, extended family, friends, co-workers, and many more. “Rest and self-care are so important. When you […]

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31 days of small acts for positive mindset

towards the end of college i began struggling with anxiety/worry.  as i look back, it’s easy to see what triggered it – 6 various jobs, full load as i finished college, new job, illness and loss of grandparents, planning a wedding and getting married, student teaching, huge expectations for myself – lots of change. lots […]

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