Back when I used to blog on a regular basis, I started a weekly series forwarding you links to the wonderful things I read that week. I haven’t done that in awhile, and hope to get back into the habit. Here’s some great weekend reading for you.
While you read, I will be busy throwing away bags and bags of garbage, packing up boxes and painting my basement. Moving is FUN!
How are Those Resolutions Treating You? Five ways to tell 2015 “You’re Not the Boss of Me.” By Kim at Mama by the Bay. Funny, practical and liberating. This one is for moms.
To Students: Close Laptops, Use Pencils A teacher explains why he enforces a no screen policy in his classroom. by Mark Bauerlein
TED Talk, by Barry Schwartz on The Paradox of Choice. This proves what I said in my post about too many choices is not just crazy talk—it’s backed up by really smart people. You’ll need about 20 minutes to view this, but it’s worth it.
The Top 17 Health Scams You May Be Falling For, by Bruce Bradley. Bruce is a former Big Food executive who does an excellent job at exposing the Big Food scams. In this post, he tells you 17 health food claims food companies use to trick you into buying processed food. Great read for those of you wanting to make healthy food choices to back up those New Year’s Resolutions.
Stocking the Pond, by Shauna Neiquist. If you’re a writer, this one is for you. I love everything Shauna writes, so I would recommend you go ahead and subscribe to her blog. And also buy her books.
Notes on Resolutions and Joy and Heavenly Treasures, by Sarah at Clover Lane. Sarah is one of my favorite bloggers—truly life-giving in everything she writes. She’s a mom of six and offers such a refreshing perspective on priorities and goals in this post (every post!)