October 17, 2013

A Few Things...

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I feel like I haven't had much to write about lately.  It's been a quiet time, settling into Fall and shorter days and cooler weather.  I've found myself doing more reading than writing.  Taking things in rather than letting them out.  I thought I'd share a few interesting things I've read recently.

Is Music the Key to Success?  A very interesting article discussing the link between music training and success in other fields.  I'm going to practice some piano today.

Six Words You Should Say Today.  Like the author of this blog post, I had recently read the article discussing what makes good sports parents, and I was similarly affected.  I am so happy I read this at the right time - just as my kids are starting to get involved in activities.  I have found myself saying "I love listening to you play piano", "I love watching you run", "I love watching you read."  And it's obvious that it's what they want to hear.  I will continue to remind myself of this as they progress in sports and music and other activities.

What does your favorite yoga post say about you?  My favorite is the pigeon pose.  I love the feel of stretching my hips, those spots that rarely get stretched outside of a good yoga session.  "Working the edges", as they say in the article.  What's your favorite?

I'm not ambitious, and that's okay.  I very much related to the author of this article.  It's nice to hear from someone more in line with myself.  Someone who's honestly not interested in being at the top.

15 Recipes Every Parent Should Know.  A good post by my favorite food blog.

Interview with Malala Yousafzai.  I just wanted to make sure you all saw this.  Hopefully you know who Malala Yousafzai is, but even if you don't, check out this interview.  You'll be astonished this teenage girl is as poised and articulate and compassionate and mature as she so obviously is.


  1. I don't think I could choose a favorite yoga pose. It changes with each practice. This week I've been loving three legged dog (which I call one legged dog, because I'm not a dog, and I only have 2 legs. ha!)

    I've been reading so much lately too. I just finished a really good book that I couldn't put down.

  2. Anonymous18.10.13

    Pigeon pose is my favorite too! This explains so much!


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