Thanksgiving: Turkey & Expectations

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Thanksgiving is a day for appreciation, for stuffing a turkey (or a tofurkey) and for making an attempt at maintaining your thankfulness even though you're spending the entire day with your narcoleptic Uncle     fill in the blank    and passive aggressive cousin     fill in the blank   . It's rather fascinating that a holiday predicated on the ...

Supermom!

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Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound… I know; it’s the tagline from Superman. Supermom’s tagline would differ somewhat. She’s not faster; she’s smarter; she’s more perceptive, resilient and efficient, and she can leap across the kitchen, over a sleeping dog, and save ...

Virgo: See the beach, not the sand.

  “Comparison is the thief of joy.” ~Theodore Roosevelt You worked your tail off today at the career you’ve been steadily building since college by making all the best connections, taking on all of the right projects, and delivering top notch product. You managed to squeeze in a work-out class before heading home to prepare dinner from fresh, ...

Timekeeper (DON’T pencil that in!)

Time is money! Time is fleeting! Time is precious! These platitudes are a mantra for modern life, spurring us on, breathless and flustered. Words I am all too familiar with are “over-committed” and “over-scheduled.” We as a society are actually now guilty of overbooking our children's schedules! As I am writing this I'm waiting in a doctor's office. ...

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