Sometimes the world lines things up in such a way that you feel the need to shout THANK YOU. Now is one of those times. Minimalist Parenting was nominated for two Iris Awards: Game Changer and Philanthropic Work (for our #HelpWomenAtRisk project with the ONE Campaign). To be recognized by — and to celebrate with […]
This is a hard post to write. Eight weeks ago I invited you to join me for a fitness challenge. Despite my loving the workouts and the entire experience, I didn't follow through as well as I had intended. I didn't do every workout, and I didn't write. I bungled this in a big way. […]
I’ve come up with what I think is the best recipe for granola. At least it’s the one my family, including my granola-hating husband, loves.
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts. — Bertrand Russell
Nancy needs help handling the Stuffed Animal Invasion. DON’T WE ALL. I share a few ideas, and I’d love to hear yours.
The big lesson I learned in Week 1 boils down to this: successful habit change requires small steps, consistently taken.
I'm feeling particularly grateful for you today for no particular reason. Sometimes I just have to shout that to the world. Your being here — on the blog, via email, via Twitter or Facebook — means so much to me. Having this diffuse group of generous, intelligent, thoughtful people to share stuff with, to float […]
I can't stop thinking about Phillip Seymour Hoffman's sudden death. I admired the man as an actor, but it's not like I'm his biggest fan. Until last night, I didn't know he was the father of three young children with his partner, Mimi O'Donnell. Or that he and his family were a regular fixture in […]
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The broken bedtime routine. It's so maddening because you can remember when it used to work. Especially difficult because life doesn't magically pause while you try to manage your child's sleep problem…which has quickly become the entire family's sleep problem. From Santiaga: I have two children: a 3 YO son and a 10 month-old daughter. […]