Friday, September 19, 2014

Weekend Links 9/19/14

An Open Letter to My Twenty Year Old Self 
Things that don't exist in Ethiopia 
Bad Middles, Good Stories - "When life hands over some terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days, you have to remember it's just a middle. And you're writing a good story. And when it's your story that has a bad middle, you get to be a part of writing the ending. Of making sure that the bad middle has a purpose and a resolution and a character that finds her way home." Love this. 
Instagram Envy, Being Authentic on the Internet, and When It's Time to Break Up with a Blog

Special Needs
Sensory Interventions: Solutions for Middle and High School students with Autism Spectrum Disorder 

Mental Health
Be someone's safe place 

Our house is currently battling sinus infections, fevers, a rash, and a staph infection (I will spare you the details but just imagine my right ring finger swollen, bright red, and just well. . . gross. You're welcome). Needless to say, few happy pictures were taken this week.

Thus, I will leave you with a few happy pictures from a few weeks ago. . . love when we spend time outdoors as a family.

Have a great weekend!


  1. LOVE the swinging pics… don't love the illnesses- hope you all get well soon!!

  2. Ditto what my sis said! Here's hoping next week is 1000x healthier!

  3. Ugh. Hope your family is ALL on the mend. SOON!


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