Some Days, You Just Make the Best of It

Yesterday was rough. I am very much a realist + opportunist + moderate optimist (meaning I believe in speaking power into my own life as well as into the lives of others while being very mindful of what is actually happening). Like I say, while working from home as a parent means it is always bring your kid to work day, working from home is often romanticized…and even if it isn’t your kid causing shit (because it isn’t always the kid), some days just suck. So, some days you just make the fucking best of it.

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What If It Isn’t about Balance?

We hear and read a lot about work-life balance. And for women, because that’s all I can speak to directly since that’s my experience, it’s an especially difficult concept. We’re given this ideal of what is considered the perfect woman: must be a mom, must be married, must be a professional, must be at every practice for the kid(s), must help with homework, must have a great relationship with spouse, must keep the home, must give back to the community, must be a solid member of their local church…. And there’s only 24 hours in a day.

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Recipe: Nondairy Vegetarian “Meatballs”

I’m not gonna go into some big long schpiel. I understand the point…the recipe blogs have lots of ads and sponsors…and whatever. I’ll only say one thing before giving you the recipe:

By nondairy, I mean no cow’s milk products. This still contains an egg. I’ve included vegan changes in parenthesis next to the one dairy ingredient and one other ingredient (which is likely unnecessary for those who aren’t brand new vegans…but just in case…)

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