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Kids and faith: how do you teach kids about religion when their parents go to different churches? 2

Parents of different faiths

One day, I picked my son up from his dad’s church  — we practice different faiths — to take him to practice for his performance team (to benefit St. Jude Hospital. We think missing...

You can never cross cooking off the to-do list. As soon as you're finished, someone is hungry again! 2

The ongoing challenge of cooking for the family

I am not a foodie. I have posted a few recipes lately, e.g., egg muffins, not because they’re super-creative masterpieces that you wouldn’t find anywhere else, but because it’s a special thrill for me...

•don’t obsess •be open to a solution •give it time •make a way 0

Everything has a way of working out

My 11-year-old son had a splinter in his finger. He had just come home from playing baseball at his friend’s house where he’d spent several hours. He had ridden his bike the half mile...

She brightened my day every day on the way to daycare and I could never thank her until years later. 0

The Smiling Woman

2017 Update: This month marks the 13-year anniversary of my re-entry into Corporate America (!). The reason I am updating this story is because The Smiling Woman’s husband reached out to me via my...

How to turn resentment into gratitude 2

How to turn resentment into gratitude

Imagine if instead of saying “I have to,” you said, “I get to.” How would your attitude change? Think how quickly you could turn resentment into gratitude. I am sure this isn’t a new...

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