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For Other Great Posts on Work-Life Balance, Click Away

Last week, I wrote a post about Work-Life Balance for Katherine’s blog carnival.  Yesterday, she linked to all the other posts.  If you’ve ever struggled with what work-life balance looks like, these are some posts worth reading.  I especially liked Laureen’s thoughts about being a work-at-home mom, Catherine’s reminder to look for benefits from our […]

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The Altar of Motherhood

A new friend of mine shared an essay with me recently, an excerpt from a book by Walter Wangerin, Jr.  She said she thought of me when she read it, because I am a writer, and a mother.  And she added that she thought this essay was true for many mothers, not just writers.  Having […]

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How to Have A Peaceful Holiday

The thing is, life’s all about expectations.  I’ve found this to be true, regardless of the situation. Example:  Sibling relationships Expect top notch.  Get bottom rung. Disappointed. Expect little, other than love.  Receive a smidge more. Connected and content. What a difference an expectation levels makes! This idea rings true for the holiday season as […]

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