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I No Longer Choose to Please

I just came across this piece from the remarkable Meryl Streep. It really connected with me, this is exactly how I am beginning to feel. I used to be a people pleaser all throughout my childhood, adolescent years and young twenties but I have begun to make a major shift in that pattern this past year. 13 more words


Homeschooling, Culture Shock, and Me

HA note: The following is reprinted with permission from Lana Hope’s blog Wide Open Ground. It was originally published on February 26, 2014.

This is a good week.  1,117 more words


All Change

It’s been a busy two and a half weeks here in the Highlands.

The children are now in their third week of the new term, and boy do we know it! 810 more words

Be Your Own Best Peer Group

“Environment is EVERYTHING.”

Chris Jones, Creative Director of the London Screenwriters’ Festival, wrote a great lead for his article promoting the upcoming festival. And what makes the article even better is following up with this: “No one really wants to confront this, but it’s really simple. 424 more words