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“Abundance, Mayhem, and the Joys of Motherhood”

Last year I recommended Rachel Jankovic’s Loving the Little Years for its insightful perspective on taking joy in having small children.  If you’ve got kids over the toddler/preschool age, I’d also recommend Jankovic’s follow-up book Fit to Burst : Abundance, … Continue reading

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Letter Writing, Book Clubs, and Connection

Growing up I wrote letters back and forth with various family members, but as I grew older and more relatives got on email, I gradually cut back, until I was only writing consistently with my grandmother.  She wrote newsy letters … Continue reading

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