Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

June 11, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

A Gentle Voice

Last night a few girlfriends came over and sat on the back patio and visited for a little while. We started talking about hard things. Things in the news. “You’re a little defensive,” one of my friends noted gently, with love. And it was true. It is good to let down your guard with friends – and it is good when they help you see …

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April 5, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Mindful Parent, Mindful Child: A Simple Approach for a Hyperconnected World

Mary Agee calls it “the pinball game going on inside my head.” I know what she means! Internationally recognized author, public speaker and educator Susan Kaiser Greenland has some thoughts on the subject. She’ll present “Mindful Parent, Mindful Child: A Simple Approach to Mindfulness and Meditation for a Multitasking, Hyperconnected World,” on Thursday, April 6th at 7 pm at Valor Collegiate Academies. (For more information …

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