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Several years ago, my sister’s family moved from Illinois to Florida for my brother-in-law’s job. He works for a large corporation, and when his company merged with another, he was transferred to the new company’s headquarters.

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Navigating change in your career can sometimes feel like being lost in the wilderness. After all, at some point you likely were filled with excitement and optimism at the potential and opportunity that was set in front of you. But, as the dust settles and as time marches on, sometimes we fin…

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We had breakfast this weekend at the home of some dear friends. As a final summer hurrah as we all prepare for the school year to start, we allowed our children to play together while we enjoyed a delicious meal, sipped our coffee and caught up on the summer vacations and adventures. Our tim…

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We took our children to the Columbus Zoo this past weekend. As we prepare for the start of the school year, we wanted to squeeze just a little more fun out of the summer with them. It’s already been an incredibly fun summer, packed with everything the best summers are full of: friends, food,…

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It happens without fail: a new rhythm begins, and our whole family spins out a bit. New rhythms like the start of the school year, the end of a school year or a new schedule of sports practices throw us all for a loop for a few weeks. 

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A few years ago, a friend of mine went on vacation with her extended family. Each summer for most of her life, they’d rented a beach house and spent the week on the beach. It was a much anticipated relaxing annual time away for their family. As a brand new mom, she had been excited to bring …

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I’ll be honest: our house has gotten pretty cluttered over the past year. Prior to COVID, one of the greatest motivators for me to stay on top of housekeeping tasks was that we regularly had people over to our home. But, the traffic into our home has slowed considerably to really just includ…