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What Would Thầy Do?

What Would Thầy Do?

By Kerry Horton Bennassar We are busy parents, so I would like to share some concrete things that have supported harmony and happiness in my family. They have really helped my family have stability, kindness and patience. One thing I do is slow everything down. […]

Pancake Epiphanies

Pancake Epiphanies

By Kelli Gray-Meisner Making a triple batch of pancakes in an attempt to reduce pressure for meals for a busy week. These pancakes are more like crepes, they are basically eggs and bananas with various nutrient dense powders added as available. Today turmeric, vanilla and […]

Unsubscribing from the Culture of Busyness on NoSidebar.com

Unsubscribing from the Culture of Busyness on NoSidebar.com

Sometimes I feel guilty when people complain about how busy they are. Like we’re getting away with something scandalous. Maybe we are…? When it comes to being busy, our family is definitely not keeping up with the Joneses. Our lives are full, and at times, […]

Guest Post from Christine Mason Miller: I am a Mother

Guest Post from Christine Mason Miller: I am a Mother

More than eleven years ago, I married a man fifteen years my senior with two grown kids. It was my second marriage and his third, and despite all the possibilities that existed for how our blended union could have crashed and burned, we’ve thrived. Much […]

Taking it Slow: An Interview with Kerry Horton Bennassar

Taking it Slow: An Interview with Kerry Horton Bennassar

Kerry Horton Bennassar is a painter and artist living in Topanga Canyon, California with her husband and two young boys. Kerry discovered the mindfulness practice before she was married and attends retreats a couple times a year. Kerry began a small family Sangha at their […]

Unsubscribing from the Culture of Busyness

Unsubscribing from the Culture of Busyness

by Leslie Davis Sometimes I feel guilty when people complain about how busy they are. Like we’re getting away with something scandalous. Maybe we are…?  When it comes to being busy, our family is definitely not keeping up with the Joneses. Our lives are full, […]