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The Little Book of Hygge – Meik Wiking

The Little Book of Hygge – Meik Wiking

This post is part of my series on Mother Culture – My Reading List. Mother Culture – My Reading List The Little Book of Hygge I read this book in an afternoon, curled up on the couch with my 4yo, with his movie on in the background. It sounds hygge (hyggeligt? – I don’t have the language down yet). It wasn’t. My little boy had gastro and my reading was interrupted by moans and spews. I had the book in…

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Consider This – Karen Glass

Consider This – Karen Glass

This post is part of my series on Mother Culture – My Reading List. Mother Culture – My Reading List Consider This I have finally finished reading Consider This by Karen Glass. It took me a lot longer than I expected. The book is not long, nor particularly difficult to read it is just so full of brilliant ideas and arguments that I needed time to mull and reflect on what I’d read. I’ve heard about slow reading but never…

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Mother Culture – My Reading List

Mother Culture – My Reading List

“Mothers should cultivate their souls so that in turn they may cultivate the souls of their children.” Billy Graham I love to read books. I don’t get a lot of time these days to read, but I try to dedicate some time most mornings to read something hearty and some time most evening to read something fun. Notice I said most not every. Let’s be honest, with small children, almost nothing happens exactly as planned. For me this is a central…

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Mother Culture – My Favourite Podcasts for Homeschoolers

Mother Culture – My Favourite Podcasts for Homeschoolers

“Mothers should cultivate their souls so that in turn they may cultivate the souls of their children.” Billy Graham I love to listen to podcasts. Every Friday I help a local business with deliveries. I take my boys. The little one sleeps. The big one reads or plays, or sleeps. Sometimes we listen to an audiobook but mostly I listen to podcasts. For me this is a central part of my Mother Culture. What is Mother Culture? This is a new…

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Mum Heart – A Conference for this Mother’s Heart

Mum Heart – A Conference for this Mother’s Heart

It’s still dark outside as I leave my sleeping family snug in their warm beds and sneak outside into the cold to begin my drive. It feels so strange to be leaving them. Even if only for a day. I turn on my podcast playlist and begin driving. Three hours and one pit stop later I arrive. I walk from my car to the Hotel. The waves are thundering on the beach across the road. I walk up the stairs…

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