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The Noshing Made Me Do It Bookmark and Share

The last issue of my formerly favorite magazine finally arrived and I couldn’t be happier to say good-bye. You see, our 15-year relationship had grown stagnant and a little bit toxic.

Year after year, I read the same articles about eating fresh vegetables and how to shop the perimeter of the grocery store. The same skinny, fresh-faced models showed off the workout routines—the only thing changing was the increasing skimpiness of their outfits.

The final straw though was the constant noshing.

Ever issue, there it was: nosh, noshing, nosh-o-rific (OK, I made that one up). Just reading that ...

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Please hit pause Bookmark and Share

"Let's go. Hurry up. Get a move on. We're going to be late." 

My daughter is the epitome of what it is to live in the moment, each moment given the powerful sense of awareness and observation that it deserves. Yet each day, she must contend with my pushing her from moment to moment, a constant "come on!" as if what she is doing has no value. When we leave the house, more often than not she asks if we will be late. I feel sheer joy on the rare occasions when I can say that this time ...

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