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Holiday Happenings 2013

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Despite our household being besieged with coughing, stuffy noses, sinus headaches, and just general seasonal health hurdles, we have really enjoyed the season, thus far. December always finds us busy, sometimes overwhelmed by scheduling challenges, but always grateful for the abundance in our lives, including great community and family togetherness. Joe’s birthday was on the 11th of the month, having… Read more »

Media Reduction Challenge

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Photo of Joe and Zofia a few months ago at theconsignment shop, while Flo and I were shopping. For the month of November, our family is embarking on a “media reduction” challenge. We already do not have cable TV or video game consoles, so mainly we are sending the kids’ tablets to Grandma’s house, and allowing fairly free access to… Read more »

Fall Reflections

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Mabon, or the Fall Equinox, always inspires me to reflect on the ways in which my life is out of balance, and how to restore that balance; always understanding that balance is a process, not a perpetual state of being. The darkness and light are only equal (balanced) for a short time each year, yet it is part of the… Read more »

Family Circle – September 2013

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Since September signifies the beginning of the new “school” year, our theme for this month is Wisdom: The ability to discern or judge what is true, right, or lasting; insight. We open our circle today with the intention and desire to continue our journey of lifelong learning. We ask for the guidance of wise spirits to help keep our focus… Read more »

Family Circle ~ August 14, 2013

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We finally had time to hold space and have a family circle meeting. I can’t believe the Summer has almost passed us by! We wanted to have a circle before we leave on vacation next week, because when we get back the schedule picks up. So… today’s energy was good. In fact, the focus of our discussion was life cycles… Read more »