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Christmas tree and ornaments

Tree Night Is Tops

Traditions are good enough in themselves; they provide a stability, framework, and anchor to childhood. But to me, Tree Night also serves to remind us where we’ve been, where we are, and that no matter where we’re going, we’re going there together. It provides context and produces gratefulness. And it’s really fun.

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Sharing My Childhood with My Children

About six months after my husband and I got married, I received a very special present from my mother — several boxes of childhood memorabilia she was anxious to see leave her house. Perplexed with where I was going to fit three more boxes of stuff, I hid them in the hall closet to gather a […]

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Memory Keeping: Three Simple Ideas for Moms

Recording every. single. memory. Whether it’s by photo or the written word, we as moms feel intense pressure to document every little thing our children do. Surely you’ve seen the ideas on Pinterest . . . every month write a journal entry detailing your child’s loves, hates, and milestones; make an imprint of their favorite teddy […]

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Mom's Last Mother's Day

Why I Don’t Like Mother’s Day

I’m not a fan of most bank holidays–Columbus Day, Washington’s Birthday, the holidays that mean business doesn’t run as usual, but no need to fire up the grill. I also am not particularly fond of Valentine’s Day: highly commercialized, overpriced flowers, and unrealistic expectations. I like LOVE, just not Valentine’s Day. I have nothing against […]

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Making Your House a Home

I started nesting somewhere around the eighth month of my first pregnancy and haven’t stopped since. Nearly four years later, I still find that I’m my best self when I’m in the comfort of my home (and let’s be honest, in the comfort of my sweatpants). I thoroughly enjoy a clean and ordered space, I […]

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