Weekend reading: October 17, 2015

Weekend reading: October 17, 2015

Riding a tractor at the pumpkin patch

From Instagram: Never mind the flat tire; he’s still in heaven!

This week we made it to the pumpkin patch with our CC group and I finished printing labels for our Christmas cards and baby announcements, so we are officially ready for Lucas to come whenever he’s ready!

My Essentials class also threw me the sweetest little baby shower at lunch yesterday, with cupcakes a couple of moms had baked after an afternoon at the pumpkin patch (that’s love!), diapers and adorable outfits for our new little man, and the two sweetest papers that the kids wrote about the new baby coming.

Beyond the presents (and we’re so thankful for extra diapers!), I really loved that they took the time out of their busy schedules to celebrate baby Lucas!

 

What I’m readingThe Fire Sermon by Francesca Haig and a whole bunch of nonfiction I’m hoping to finally finish in the upcoming week (I’m definitely a starter when it comes to nonfiction!)

What I’m thinking about:

{Follow my personal Facebook feed for the things I’m thinking about and talking about all week!}

On raising adults

  • Prepare the Child for the Road, Not the Road For the Child | For Every Mom
  • 20 Ways to “Push the Reset Button” With Kids | Jess Connell
  • Technology is not ruining our kids. We are. | Quartz

On focusing on what’s important

  • Stop Hustling and Get Your Life Back | Storyline
  • The Productivity of Being Non-Productive | Becoming Minimalist
  • When it’s time to ditch your goals | EntreFamily

On a life well lived

  • On Judging Pumpkins and People | Chasing Blue Skies
  • From the top of the proverbial hill | The Art of Simple

Have a great weekend!

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