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4 Life Lessons From My 4 Favorite Bloggers

14 Nov

Every once in a while, you’ve just got to give a shout out to the people who are doing it right. The people who really get it, and just by being themselves, teach you something by osmosis.

These four bloggers have done that for me. Hats off to you all, and thank you.

And if you haven’t checked out their sites, may this inspire you to do so.

4 Life Lessons from My Favorite 4 Bloggers

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1. The Everywhereist

Be honest, revel in what you love, and always be uniquely you. Years ago, Geraldine also gave me this sage advice, which stuck with me: let the blog [or insert other responsibility] be the means and not just an end to the means.

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Put Your Toddler to Work

21 Mar
No one has raked leaves this fashionably in the history of raking leaves.

Raking leaves in style.

That’s right, you heard me. Put your toddler to work.

They’re always so bored with their buckets full of fancy toys, right? And they love chores. Why? Because they see you doing them, and they idolize you.

(We don’t have to tell them we don’t like chores. They’ll figure that out on their own … hopefully many many years from now.)

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It’s Your Birthday

11 Jan

SzabaEyesI’m going on week two of my birthday now.

Nearly every morning since my actually birthday, I’ve been awakened by two dancing brown eyes and the excited whisper,

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Car Wash

29 May

toddler activity carwash choreThat’s right, parents. You, too, can subject your toddler to child labor. Best of all, they LOVE it!

Szaba is a big fan of washing the car in particular. Come on, what toddler doesn’t like:

(a) being outside,

(b) hanging out with Dad, and

(c) playing in sudsy water with sponges?

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