Big Rocks First - welcome to 2023
January first has arrived, with the crisp feeling of a new year ahead and the (within our family) headline: Big Rocks First.
Pointing at the analogy of filling a jar with rocks, stone, gravel, sand, and red wine (or water or beer, depending on the storyteller), we want this year to focus on filling our lives with the big rocks first.
So, what are big rocks exactly in a life analogy?
To me, it is never straightforward, nor is it one thing. But it is about putting important stuff first, pushi…
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The secret to good planning
Chateau Jasmine and how to handle big dreams
Inviting ourselves and staying longer than planned
We did it again. We invited ourselves for dinner, stayed overnight, and all through the following day. This time at a smaller castle in Normandie. This time with someone we only met briefly as he was the host at a music festival we enjoyed participating in.
There was something about this guy, something that felt like family - so I took his number and invited myself for dinner with my not very small family. My husband also had a very good feel…
A lovesong for life itself - week 16 2022 Catalunia
It is not normal. It is wrong.
Have you ever regretted leaving your kid in an institution?
People call it "normal," but is it?
That something is normal means that most people are doing it - it doesn't make it right.
In Denmark, the maternity leave is nine months. After this period, it is considered normal to take your infant, who can't yet speak and who often can't even walk, and place your child in the arms of strangers for up to 8 hours or more per day. Because you know - it is normal - and you want to go back to work, or wh…