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Losing Robin Williams---The Dark Side of Those Who Make Us Laugh

Suicide. It’s a topic that’s been on most of our minds as of late. I was BROKEN when I found out about Robin Williams. It’s like this bright shining star just snuffed out, leaving only a black hole of crushing emptiness behind. 1,306 more words

Kristen Lamb

Friday Fun! Adventures in Learning

How do you spell YMCA?

William – age 6

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When I visited my mom and sister recently, Jamie led me to his room where he wanted to read his favorite Disney books with me. 161 more words

Parenting

Making Writing a Priority & When Helping is Hurting

The weird thing about the new paradigm of publishing is the Digital Age Author is a very different creature. She might be a single mom trying to squeeze in a couple hundred words before the kids wake up or a husband struggling to fit in a writing burst during a lunch break. 1,191 more words

Kristen Lamb

To Win We Must Lose---Sacrifice, Boundaries & Reaching Our Dreams

This post is not a Plate of Cupcake Lessons. It’s a Bowl of Spinach and Kale Lessons. These lessons/habits are probably going to feel very un-fun for a while, but they’re essential for any kind of success. 2,272 more words

Kristen Lamb

The War on Fun---How Modern Culture is KILLING Creativity

Since homeschooling The Spawn, life has shifted dramatically as I struggle along this uncharted learning curve. For instance, it is a gorgeous summer this year. I’ve lived in Texas most of my life and never witnessed weather so balmy and beautiful. 2,248 more words

Kristen Lamb

Reduce Stress, Increase Joy & Productivity---Why Is Simple So HARD?

Funny how we get the same lessons in life over and over and…over. Maybe not you guys. Maybe y’all are sharper than me. But the thing I keep returning to is “essentialism.” Boil everything down to the basics. 2,125 more words

Kristen Lamb

Why Are Zombies Consuming Our Culture?

Eh, it’s Friday, so we’re going to have a little fun debate. ZOMBIES. I never actively intended the undead to be part of my author brand, but strangely? 2,141 more words

Kristen Lamb