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CELEBRATE This Week: XLVIII

I’m glad you are here to celebrate! Share a link to your blog post below and/or use #celebratelu to share celebrations on Twitter. *****   The Connected Child by Karyn Purvis, David Cross, and Wendy Lyons Sunshine is my celebration this week. I don’t tend to read many books about parenting adopted kids. I’m cautious of theories.  I think when a book is powerful it is mostly because of timing. It’s been our experience that 18-24 months after adopting an older child is the most difficult period of becoming a… Read more CELEBRATE This Week: XLVIII

CELEBRATE This Week: XXXIII

I’m glad you are here to celebrate! Share a link to your blog post below and/or use #celebratelu to share celebrations on Twitter. ***** My friend Joe sent me an email and told me he was rereading Crazy Love by Francis Chan. Strangely enough, I’m rereading it this week too. Joe asked me to read Chapter 7, “Your Best Life…Later” and then send him some thoughts. I like the way our thinking weaves around one another and gets to new ideas. ***** I had my year-end evaluation meeting on Friday… Read more CELEBRATE This Week: XXXIII

25 Things to Do About Not Wanting To Write

Last week I posted 25 Reasons People Don’t Write. As an after thought, I added a silly little list about what to do about not wanting to write. I’ve been thinking about that little list and realized I ran out of steam for the list. (I didn’t want to write it…how ironic!) So here is another attempt at the list. How about you? What do you do to keep going when you don’t want to write? Write anyway. Talk to someone else. Believe my words matter. Set and meet goals… Read more 25 Things to Do About Not Wanting To Write