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ADR Summer Books

ADR Summer Reads

After a fair bit of thought and ADR-esque existential debate, I’ve decided to pause the blog for July and August to focus my energies on: (1) finishing novel #3 ; and (2) attacking my beckoning bedside book stack.

I will…

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Posted in: BOOKS., DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen

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10 Important Things I’ve Learned

1. We are all insecure.
More than six years ago, I started this blog and I gave it a name: Ivy League Insecurities. It was the perfect name because though I had had the privilege of an exquisite education, I…

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The Answer Is Love

We made dinner reservations at a hip, yummy place downtown called The Highlands, but instead of taking the subway or a taxi, we walked. And walked. We walked along the Hudson River and along the High Line. We looked out…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE

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Better Than Before?

I finished reading Gretchen Rubin’s Better Than Before; Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives over the weekend. I enjoyed the book and have SO many thoughts. The book offered a really interesting look at the world of human habits…

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I Want You to Know Who I Am

Girls,
When I started this blog six years ago, there were only two of you. Big Girl, you were just 2 and Middle Girl, you were all of 5 months, and I gave you the affectionate, if temporary, aliases Toddler…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front, Uncategorized

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ADR Friday Loves 04.10.15

i’m loving…
… this How Stories End.
… this Dear Sugar podcast on handling criticism.
… this author.
… and this author.
… these mirrored sunglasses.
… this fun site from the authors of this new novel.
… this piece…

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6 Ingredients for Presence

On Monday, I published some closing words on my HERE Year. I was clear that even after spending an entire year thinking about, and exploring, Presence, I had no shiny foolproof answers about how to be perfectly here in my…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen

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Truth & a Missed Opportunity

I posted the below words yesterday. I wrote them quickly, in the morning, and they simply felt honest. The truth is that I – like many of you, I imagine? – have been struggling with juggling, with figuring out how…

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Thoughts on Selfies, Happiness & Giving

Yesterday afternoon, I holed up in my study to catch up on some work. I’m enrolled in Marie Forleo’s B-School (incredible so far) and I watched the weekly video modules. My sister Ceara called and we talked for a while.…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, LOVE, Online & Onscreen, The Home Front, WRITING

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On Spring Break & the Bright Side

We are just back from a week away. The girls are on Spring Break from school and we split the time between my sister’s fabulous new home in Charleston and our family’s place an hour outside of Charleston. The girls…

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