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A Gift Of Space… Gently Does It

Posted by katie berggren on

Here is something I notice and contemplate… we have been nurtured to fill up space, lest we feel worthless or lacking in use. Packing our days, then our weekends, with classes, sports, shopping. As adults, we are sometimes prisoners to this schedule, apparently trained early on that a spare schedule equals a boring or unfulfilled life. I […]

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a new chunky 4×4″ original ~ look into their eyes

Posted by katie berggren on

Our days get so filled-up, we have so much we are keeping our eyes on. So many things that seem important. I like to question myself ~ ‘truly, in 1 hour, 1 day, 1 week or 1 month… will I even remember this that seems so urgent right now?’ Do our children see us bumbling from […]

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How Do You Hold It All Together?

Posted by katie berggren on

We mamas handle a LOT. We work round the clock, do we not? Even when everyone is asleep, our mama-radars are always on, listening for the sounds, the sniffles, the coughing and the calling. We get up and make breakfast, we pack lunches, we clean the kitchen, transfer the laundry, pick crumbs off the carpet. […]

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The “B” Word

Posted by katie berggren on

The word that I try not to use (except when referring to bumblebees); the word I do not necessarily want associated with me or my family; the word that personally sparks annoyance when others use it as a reason for not keeping in touch, or getting their work done. (but only because this word has […]

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Inspiration from Jurgen Wolff: creating a Done List

Posted by katie berggren on

I am honored to receive a monthly update from Jurgen Wolff ~ it is one of few emails that I actually read and re-read, vs. toss. Here is what I felt most inspired by from Jurgen’s most recent note:   If your days seem to disappear, start a “done” list to find out where they […]

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