1. My friend Oren is fighting an impossible fight, and he wrote this about it. His words are so beautiful.
3. Make your kitchen more Southern (I actually agree with this quite a bit).
5. I’m a firm believer in the need for more free range parenting and less obsessing over children’s every movements. This is why.
6. Have you checked out any of these short stacked editions?
10. She’s an inspiration to get my ass out of bed.
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