A Tough but Valuable Lesson

Our daughter learned a lesson this week  that was one she had to learn much too early.  This lesson broke her heart  and brought tears to my eyes as she shared the story.  Our daughter ran for Room Representative this year so she could be part of the Student Council at her elementary. Last year…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Has your summer flown by as fast as ours has?  I feel like the kids just got out of school yesterday and now they start up again a week from today!  I feel like this summer was all about  rush, rush, rush  and not enough laid back, go with the flow kind of days. There…
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Time for a Summer Break

I had planned on taking a blogging break while we were on vacation this summer. But after reading THIS ARTICLE from Harleena Singh, I realized it is really OK to take a break…a real break. I really loved what Singh had to say about the importance of unplugging and really focusing time on my family.…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Life is often compared to a marathon,  but I think it is more like being a sprinter;  long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments  in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.  Michael Johnson, 4-time Olympic Gold medalist in Track & Field Photo source – HERE My guess is…
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I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up…

You know that commercial where the woman is on the floor and she is saying, “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.”?  Well…..I’m not the age of the women in that commercial, but it has happened to me.  A couple days ago I was getting in the shower and completely slipped and fell, half in…
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took

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