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How To Update Your Facebook Profile Picture Without Notifying Anyone

It's a small thing, it's a silly thing, it's a ridiculous thing to be irked by: but without fail I get flustered when I change my profile photo and then a flurry of notifications happen. Don't get me wrong, it is incredibly nice for people to take a moment and comment on a photo and I DO appreciate it. What is hard is I worry people feel an … [Read More...]

Plaid Life

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Rufous hummingbird

hummingbird fly by

As I put the car in park in front of the house this morning I happened to glance up and spot a bird who was hovering just over my neighbor's shrubs. I was completely surprised, shocked to be honest, I haven't seen a bird like this in years: not since my family … [Read More...]

George Bellows - Bethesda Fountain

unclaimed dates

Our calendars are always filled with reminders about certain dates, but at some point we no longer need to write the reminder down. Then our minds become a clutter with unclaimed dates as you land on a specific day and vaguely remember it once had … [Read More...]

Screen Time Debate

screen time and our kids

This week I wrote about screen time over on Babble. In the conversations I've had with people after the post went live I am finding people still think "TV" when they hear "screen" and this may be why so many parents feel they should put limits on … [Read More...]

CreatingMotherhood Turns Nine


Nine years ago I became a joiner. I wish I had poured my heart out into the first post, but I was so eager to jump into things I pretty much did a "yadda, yadda, yadda" through my introduction to the blogosphere. I introduced myself as Calliope, an alias I … [Read More...]

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