Thing the Third: Reclaiming Wife is my favorite category on A Practical Wedding (which makes sense, because that's the stage of life I'm in). Recently they did a three-part series of different mothering situations, and I found the conversations brilliant and thought-provoking. Here they are: The Work-From-Home Parent, The Stay-At-Home Parent, and In Praise of Daycare.
Thing the First: This recent Atlantic article about ambition and relationships does a great job of summing up one of the reasons I am happier on Minnesota than I was in New York City. (another h/t to Molly of Smart Pretty and Awkward - you should really sign up for her newsletter!)Thing the Second: Last fall, we were busy dealing with a very sick baby so we did nothing to prepare our backyard and garden for the winter. This year, I'd like to do a "lasagna garden" as demonstrated by Frugal by Choice - just look at her results!