Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Two-Letter Word

Many days I feel like the only word I say all day long is “no”. In fact, my nieces do an impression of me: “No no no no no,” complete with finger-wagging. I don’t want to come from a place … Continue reading

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A midsummer’s love affair with…

Women + Soccer. We tip our hats to the ladies on the both the United States and Japanese World Cup soccer teams. Last Sunday’s match was a testament to the fact that being strong, being fierce and playing to win … Continue reading

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Five Things I’ve Learned About Life from Tami Taylor

Tonight, my favorite TV show of all time comes to an end: Friday Night Lights. I’ve seen every single episode at least twice, more like five or six times for the first two seasons. I confess I didn’t start watching … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness

I have been intermittently blue for a while now. My blues have turned from light to dark given the many months of tumult and impermanence plus the usual stresses related to being a mother of three children under the age … Continue reading

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Becky Gillespie

Becky Beaupre Gillespie is an award-winning journalist and the co-author of Good Enough Is the New Perfect: Finding Happiness and Success in Modern Motherhood (Harlequin Nonfiction, Spring 2011), a new book that builds on the growing “anti-perfectionist parenting” movement by … Continue reading

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