Things I Learned Archive

What I Learned in 2015

On this last day of the year, I’m taking a moment to look back on the previous twelve months and share what I’ve learned. Emily P Freeman hosts this themed post every month and she invites us to share our thoughts and link our posts here. People like pictures of selfies. The hashtag #mybestnine is trending
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What I Learned in May

This just in. May is over. Here’s what  I learned. 1. I’m a much faster writer with pen and paper than fingers on keyboard. Have I already said this a million times? Well, this month I learned it’s true. A nice vanilla latte helps speed things along, as well. 2. Coffee shops and other such
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Five Things I Learned in March

1. Pretend safaris are the best kind: okay, so that’s not entirely true. The safari at Animal Kingdom in Disney world will blow your socks off. But in my world, an invitation to my favorite preschooler’s pretend safari IS the best kind. Especially when he spends the whole time taking pictures of his mama. Isn’t he
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Things I Learned: February Edition

Given that this is the shortest month of the year, I feel it’s perfectly acceptable to post a very brief list of things I learned in February. I’m adopting the less is more approach. 1. It only takes a few inches of snow to bring life to a screeching halt around here. The flakes fell quickly,
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Things I Learned in December

1. My attitude sets the tone for the whole house. Um, hello? Parenting 101, right? I’m a slow learner. And stubborn. And prideful. But the closer we roam into pre-teen territory, the more acutely aware I am of how my tone of voice and response to conflict impacts our children. I saw this wonderful verse on
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5 Things I Learned in August

I’m linking up with Emily Freeman on this final day of August to share somewhat amusing tidbits I’ve learned this month. Such a great group of bloggers have joined in the fun, so grab your coffee and dive in. I always learn something new about how to use my iPhone… 1. I’m capable of cross-country
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