What is hygge? www.theshortesttallman.com

What is hygge?


Hygge: the other white meat Hygge: the best thing out of Denmark since those cookies Hygge: The funnest sounding word you’ll say today I first was introduced to hygge when we saw Frozen on Broadway. The show was incredible. As is the norm, there was a bit of a plot adjustment for the live show, as well as a whole…

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Self Care = Honoring Boundaries and Wishes! www.theshortesttallman.com

Self Care = Honoring Boundaries & Wishes


Self Care is a word that’s being thrown around a lot, especially within mom-media. I think it’s great! You can’t take care of others if your own cup empty. If you can, it’s only because you’re doing it on the surface and eventually it will catch up to you and you’ll explode, or implode. You probably know exactly what I’m…

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Our Approach To Chores That Actually Works! www.theshortesttallman.com

Our Approach To Chores That Actually Works!


Chores… can’t live with ‘em, can’t live without ‘em. We’ve tried a few different ways, but we just couldn’t get them to stick. Naturally, as a stay at home mom, the bulk of the cleaning gets done by me, but I had gotten myself into a rut where no one was pitching in in a systematic way, and it’s asking…

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On Podcasting…


Wow, guys. All 12 episodes of Season 1 of my podcast is live. Huzzah!!! So exciting. I had A TON of fun doing these. You can find it on iTunes! And on it’s own very website here! It all started with a crazy idea and the insatiable urge to try it out. I knew nothing about producing a podcast, and…

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Reasons to Give a Meet the Teacher Gift- or Not


Last year, I wrote this post about giving a Meet the Teacher gift. For me, I don’t always do it, but if I think about it, I’ll do it. I consider it a pretty low-pressure thing, so if I don’t do it, it’s not something I stress over. I am a big believer in small gestures, so it’s something that…

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Back To School Time for a Former Teacher


Well, this is a space I thought I’d never find myself in. The space of September approaching, and instead of having the anxiety/excitement pit in my stomach of another year beginning, an emptiness. Or, maybe it’s an oddly misplaced feeling of neutrality. Basically, it feels weird. This is what it feels like for an ex-teacher. Or at least, this ex-teacher.…

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What is this meditation thing all about anyway? How does a busy mom even fit it in? Here's how you can squeeze in a little meditation to stay sane!

Meditation for Moms #irl


Hey there, Shorties 🙂 What’s with all this meditation crap, anyway??? I mean… who has the time? Who has the patience? What good does it even do? I know. Even though I’ve been doing this now for almost a year, I still feel this way a little. But like, yeah, it kind of is the ish. Here’s the thing: our…

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