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    Celebrating the Good Stuff.

    I added another MantraBand to my stack today. This one in honor of my 2016 intention for more celebrating the good stuff. The card that accompanied the band included these “instructions”: Celebrate love. Celebrate family. Celebrate friendships. Celebrate small victories. Celebrate courage. Celebrate life, and you will always have more to celebrate. (see why I’m a fan?!) I love how thinking about things in the frame of “celebrating” helps me focus on the good stuff. And in the spirit of beginning how I mean to go on, here’s a short list of what I’m celebrating right now. Katie was home sick today (not the reason to celebrate!) so I had…

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    Ten on Tuesday | More and Less.

    Charlie is all about more these days. If you know baby sign language, you might recognize “more” in the middle of this story board.  This is from New Year’s Day, when Marc showed Charlie the horse game. and then had to play it over, and over, and over. Today I saw more milk, more eggs, more kiwi (oops, sorry, that was the last one), more book (he likes to read most books at least two times in a row), more puzzle, more cheese and I’m sure there were a few others, too. Which sets me up nicely to share this week’s list – what I want more (and less) of…