1. Give to your favorite charity/charities. Not only is this the season of giving, but giving is proven to be beneficial to your well-being. Further, charitable donations reduce your taxable income. You can also donate household items to Goodwill or Salvation Army. Just remember to get a receipt for tax purposes. If you are looking
You know what I want to give every single person for Christmas this year? Marie Kondo’s book on not buying more shit! We are a society obsessed with goods! I don’t want more shit. I don’t need more shit. Please stop buying shit. I told myself I would not be one of those parents whose
Sending out holiday cards is so stressful. Way too many decisions to make: photographer, pictures, card vendor, then going through the process of making sure you’ve got correct addresses. Since we are all online anyway, why can’t holiday cards simply be emailed? I guess this is the last vestige of paper mail besides wedding invitations.
I finished listening to Amy Chua narrate her own book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother and really enjoyed it. The book came out in 2011 and ignited a controversial debate on parenting in the U.S. First, you can’t argue with the results. Amy Chua and her sisters are Ivy-League educated with law degrees or
How are you doing? Staying warm? I mentioned that my good friend GR passed away suddenly several months back. His mom posted on Facebook that she woke up on Thanksgiving thinking she had nothing to be grateful for, then realized that God gave her 46 wonderful years with him. She went on to say that