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July & August: Where I’ll Be

July. A brand new month.
The plan was to come here today and announce the next topic for my HERE Year. In case you’re new to this site, I have, along with Lindsey Mead, undertaken a yearlong exploration of Presence,…

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What I’ve Learned About Marriage

Marriage.
I’m no expert on marriage and yet, in some sense, I’m as much an expert as any of us is. I’m not versed in statistics nor do I have any real interest in being so versed, but I have…

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On Social Media & Marriage

Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Instagram, too.
Social media. So many of us are immersed, enthralled, obsessed.
But what does this thing, this odd ether, this ineffable urge to not only live our moments, but process them and proclaim them, do to…

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“All of a sudden, everything was different.”

The following is a guest post from S, a reader and friend, who would like to remain anonymous at this point. 
When there was only silence where there should have been a heartbeat I was alone in the exam room,…

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The Best Thing I’ve Done For My Marriage?

It was a Saturday night. We went downtown for a late dinner. It was a nice night so we sat outside. The restaurant we picked was part of a super trendy hotel. As we nibbled on kale salad and artichoke…

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What My Therapist Said About Marriage

I had an early morning appointment with my therapist yesterday. I see her once a month at this point and truth be told, it feels like an indulgence because there are no real crises at the moment (thank goodness) or…

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“She’s got my back, and I’ve got hers.”

The following is a guest post from a man who is a husband, father, doctor (& wonderful writer). So thrilled to have this male perspective here.
The evening of our 5th anniversary, my wife and I hired a babysitter for…

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The Here Year Month #3: Marriage

In April, I started my Here Year, a yearlong examination of the topic of Presence through a new lens each month. April was Home. May was Parenthood. And June will be Marriage. I’m so excited for the month ahead, but…

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I’m a Morph Mom!

A while back, I did an interview with the wonderful Kathleen Smith of MorphMom.com which is a space for working mom inspiration. I met Kathleen through my friend Rachel Cedar and the whole thing was a great experience. I sat…

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10 Tricks to Become More Present Parents

How can we be more present in our lives? How can we get better at being Here?
In April, I kicked off the Here Year, a yearlong tackling of these important (I think) questions. First, I studied presence through the…

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