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In Which I Fail at Margin {and Giveaway a Cookbook!}

So I spent six weeks writing reflectively on how I need to have more margin in my life.  And some days I thought I had found it.  Then there were some days when I knew I hadn’t and felt I never would. Then school started back and holy moly, so did everything else.  Suddenly my… Continue reading In Which I Fail at Margin {and Giveaway a Cookbook!}

linkups · Margin Mom · summer

When Overwhelmed, Just Jump in the Lake {My Search for Margin: Part 6}

It was just for a few hours, but it felt like more.  The water was cold, but the day was hot and the sun was glorious.  Waves rocked that old dock and the best way to the water will always be a flying leap.   We loaded down that speed boat with children and lifejackets… Continue reading When Overwhelmed, Just Jump in the Lake {My Search for Margin: Part 6}

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On Being Intentional {My Search for Margin: Part 5}

For all my other posts in this possibly never-ending series on how I’m aiming for more white space and less smudges in my life, click here. I have the best intentions.  I really do.  I love a list.  A plan.  A box that can be neatly checked off or better yet a strong black line… Continue reading On Being Intentional {My Search for Margin: Part 5}

Margin Mom · marriage

Taking Time To Be: My Search for Margin {Part 4}

For all my earlier reflections on finding margin, go here. This past weekend marked eleven years of marriage for my recovering husband and I.  Last year for our tenth, we had a new baby and an overnight at a fancy (and local) bed&breakfast.  I spent a week reflecting on how quickly ten years had passed… Continue reading Taking Time To Be: My Search for Margin {Part 4}