Reflect

Take time to step back and reset

Life goes fast.

Are you living time well spent?

Become a better parent, and a better you, one day at a time.

Life & Aging | Mindful Parenting | Time & Attention |  Habits & Routines | Identity & Change

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Where did my day go?

Stop saving time. Start paying attention.

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A night out with the homies

Remember where you came from. And keep telling those stories.

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Can you really add 10 years to your life?

On the magic of frozen water.

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Would you give your shirt away?

It might make someone’s day.

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An ode to the leaf pile

Before sending them to their fiery grave, take a moment to say thank you.

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At a crossroads of joy and instruction

I love to see kids laugh. Here’s a challenge for you.

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The last wave goodbye

Everything eventually comes to an end. It’s not sad, it’s a wake up call.

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180 days of bittersweet goodbyes. When will it end?

Do you see commutes with kids as a chore? Instead see an extra 50 hours a year to invest with them. Hurry, these moments won’t last forever.

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A morning moment of gratitude

In the mornings I walk. I try not to think, only observe. This 3-minute note on gratitude helps every time.

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Sticky gratitude: preserving positive reflections from COVID lockdown days

We were going about our business, then the world shut down. But even with back-to-back video calls and full-time homeschooling, life was good.

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Why I cried on Black Friday

Black Friday is capitalism meets human psychology. And as the clock ticked down, my shopping cart collided with a deeply human dad moment.

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Reframing disappointment: when your trip is cancelled the morning you plan to leave

We were halfway to our holiday home when a positive coronavirus test forced us to change plans, and taught us to change perspectives.

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Creativity is now as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status.”
— Sir Ken Robinson