I heard an NPR interview the other day that washed over me in a very powerful way. (You can listen to it here) Here’s what suddenly became very urgent after hearing this interview: Kindness. It sounds simple, but it isn’t always that easy. Some people are prickly. Some have even hurt us. Some make us…… Continue reading On the Power of Kindness
I found some clips of our past ballroom performances! So I was trying to entertain my kids as I tried to print a double-sided document with lots of pages from home (no professional printing available in town… wish me luck!) and I thought “Hey, I’ll play them some videos of ballroom dance!” and then I…… Continue reading Blast From the Past: Some Ballroom Clips!
Hey friends, it’s Giving Tuesday! I wanted to pop in real quick and share several charities and causes that are near and dear to my heart. I know we all have to pick and choose where we spend our precious, finite resources — we can’t all do everything — but I humbly present here a…… Continue reading #GivingTuesday Suggestions!
Have you heard of hygge, the Danish art of wintering? I came across the concept the other day and I am sold! It’s pronounced HUE/HOO-guh and it loosely translates to “coziness.” Candles, warm knit socks and soft blankets, enjoying porridge at home with close friends, cozying up to a good book while it’s storming outside… sounds…… Continue reading Hygge Life
A second pregnancy is definitely a different affair. I spent so much time dreaming and scheming (and preparing the cutest nursery!) before the birth of our daughter. I also remember generally enjoying pregnancy so much more — it was such a miraculous, new event! I blogged about it all the time, I took weekly bump photos,…… Continue reading Thoughts on Expecting a Clubfoot Baby