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sense of wonder

As our lives get busier and our reliance on technology grows, our connection with nature becomes even more precious. As I’ve done in the past, I’ve opted for a quick and easy read as summer approaches. This time, I’m hoping key takeaways from The Sense of Wonder by Rachel Carson will help you get outdoors as much as you can.…

To do list scribbled on hand

As we approach the end of the year, I often hear people express their regret about not being able to do the things they had hoped to. Some are referring to tasks specific to the holiday season, like sending cards or baking Christmas cookies. But others are talking about bigger objectives like changing careers or returning to…

I don’t usually write Book Notes on parenting books. I figure, if you’re a parent and you read Stacy’s Book Notes, you probably already read such books on your own. Instead, I try to select books you may not read, so you don’t have to…unless of course you want to. Last week, however, my children shared this…