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Kristen Miller
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taking a moment to appreciate the gorgeous trees all around our city I've devoted 95% of my brain space, time, and energy for the past 5 1/2 years to my kids. Add to that the past 2+ years where I've devoted the remaining 5% to house boat-hold and family ma...

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Identity
taking a moment to appreciate the gorgeous trees all around our city I've devoted 95% of my brain space, time, and energy for the past 5 1/2 years to my kids. Add to that the past 2+ years where I've devoted the remaining 5% to house boat-hold and family ma...

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Fishing, waterways, boating, nature
I love the natural beauty of the coastal southeast. It's the main reason we wanted to move "down south" to the land of humidity, hurricanes, and cockroaches. Heat and violent storms and bugs - how very inspiring. Nope, it's not a forgiving environment in th...

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Squeezed in
our floating home...it seemed so big when we first bought it..when there was only two of us! Some days it just feels like the boat is positively bursting at its seams. Not so much in terms of "too much stuff," but in terms of "too many people." When we firs...

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Adventurer + parent: making the combination happen
...on sailing and fear and parental responsibility   One of my favorite things about sailing is the space it gives me to think, or not think. I find it so meditative to be out on the water with only the sound of wind and water lapping against the hull. Yes,...

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Living Authentically
 A fellow blogger over on Goodie Goodie Gumdrop posed a question in a recent article that challenged me: Tell me how you are living authentically? Jessica defines living authentically as striving toward a life that makes you happy without fear or naysayers ...

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Finding your passion
I've never found one grand passion, I've never felt a calling, I've never felt the need to devote most of my energies to a singular cause. I'm passionate about a lot of things: my kids, my husband, travel, sunshine, warmth, sailing, the beach, food; and I c...

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what we've been eating for the past couple weeks

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Choosing optimism
  The Facebook un-reality My Facebook posts tend to revolve around cute picture of the girls, funny stories of things they did, and personal achievements. My life looks pretty awesome on Facebook. Is it true? Yes. But not 100%. Of course I don’t live in a w...

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Why travel is good for kids
It should come as no surprise that I will endorse the viewpoint that travel is good for children. Infants, toddlers, school-age, and teenagers. At the same time, for the parents of said children, travel is a whole new ball game. Goodbye long road trips with...
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