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Saturday Reads

2014 August 16


This is the best kind of Saturday. The one before a week-long vacation. We are headed to Hawaii in a few days for some much-needed R&R and to celebrate ten years of marriage with our beautiful children by our side. Today means a lot of preparation for the trip: last-minute errands, laundry, lists. And day dreaming about the days ahead. Here are some things that caught my eye this week, hope you enjoy them as well:

This Is Our Autism. I have been a longtime fan of Jessica’s writing and this piece really moved me.

Saying Goodbye to Anxiety. I loved that this came from someone who typically blogs about the superficial (beauty) and that it went far beyond skin deep.

Everything Changed When I Started Meditating Every Day. I have really been focused on integrating more spirituality into my life lately and this piece is a great example of why.

Robin Williams’ description of heaven. Such a sad week on so many levels. May you rest in peace, Mr. Williams. Thank you for bringing an incredible amount of joy and laughter to our world.

Career Tips from Fashion’s Most Successful Women. 

Best places to stay in Los Angeles. Always something new to discover and this list has some great hidden gems.

Tear-jerker of the week. Every year on my kids’ birthdays, my mom brings me flowers. She has always believed that my babies’ birthdays were a celebration of me as their mother as well. Each year marks another year of motherhood, of trials and tribulations, of amazing memories and accomplishments. Being a mama is the hardest and most rewarding job of them all and I have grown to not only understand but appreciate her belief that we need to celebrate ourselves (and daddies as well!) for every year that we can look back on with a smile. So happy birthday to all you mamas out there. I hope you celebrate in style.

*image above via here


3 Responses
  1. Jenn permalink
    August 16, 2014

    Great links today. I recently started meditating and I’m still struggling with it. Love to read such positive articles about the powers of daily meditation.

    • WWGD permalink*
      August 16, 2014

      I struggle with it, too. But the impact can be so great. I found a guided app like helped me a lot…good luck!

  2. jenn permalink
    August 16, 2014

    I like too. Have you tried Headspace? I’m using that now.

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