Sarah

Doing It All and Practicing Not-Doing.

I used to do it all – and feel overwhelmed, underappreciated and generally like a failure.   I have a lot of experience trying to do it all. Trying.  The truth? My “doing it all” was not getting much done. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I was busy, I was non-stop busy. I was also …

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Focus on Focus

“You can focus on things that are barriers or you can focus on scaling the wall or redefining the problem.” Tim Cook Focus. Focus. Focus. Focus is a tricky thing for me.  One of our kids was diagnosed with ADD, and I remember my wife’s first response “Well, the apple doesn’t fall far from the …

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Leaps of Faith

“Being lost in being lost is my faith.” Rumi I was raised in a very secular home. My parents were raised in different religious faiths. I have no faith and I have enormous faith. Parenting is, in my mind, an enormous leap of faith from the moment of conception, or, actually, often before that.  And …

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Are You Toned?

“If writers wrote as carelessly as some people talk, then adhasdh asdglaseuyt[bn[ pasdlgkhasdfasdf.”― Lemony Snicket Can we just say, communication is HARD!   The other day Quinn and I met with someone in our personal life.  We had a conversation, the three of us.  An hour later Quinn and I were talking about a decision to be …

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