Filling Your Niche
how to blend your family

Blaze your own trail

I’m not the biggest fan of winter, so it’s with real love that I’ve glimpsed the tip-toeing of Spring peeking pale greens through what was an all-white palette just weeks ago. Although normally I’d say spring trumps winter every time, there’s one emotion winter has all locked up: that unparalleled pleasure of walking out into a fresh snowfall, nothing but unmarred potential…

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The other day, my sister texted me about bringing my nieces by for a visit. “Totally. I’m just hanging out folding laundry and making granola,” I texted back. A few hours later when she drops them off, she tells me that her casual “You guys wanna go help Mamie fold laundry and make granola?” was met…

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It is not necessary to accept the choices handed down to you by life as you know it. Hunter S Thompson

Let go of should

We put a lot of pressure on ourselves to live up to an imagined ideal. The order in which life is supposed to happen: high school, college, marriage, family. The careers we think we’re supposed to have: something practical that can pay for the nice house, nice car, and college fund for your future kids so…

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