Money-work Gratitude

I am grateful for… 1) Cold-brewed coffee with almond milk. Vroom! Being caffeinated is fun! Hm, but maybe not the healthiest? 2) Playing more with my website. Seriously enjoying the tinkering with designs and colors and words. 3) The thought I had yesterday: “I’m going to be rich and help support my family.” It felt clear and smooth. I like. …

Valerie ReissMoney-work Gratitude

Nap-time Gratitude

I am grateful for… 1) Teaching the boy to nap. Holy mama, I can’t even believe there was life before he slept three times a day. I’m not sure how I didn’t lose my mind. In the last hour I’ve: made baby food (blended oatmeal with maple syrup and cinnamon); eaten some oatmeal myself, eaten some leftover pasta, updated my …

Valerie ReissNap-time Gratitude

I’m BACK Gratitude

I am grateful for… 1) Having a new website! It’s still being ironed out, but welcome! And thanks to Laura Husson who helped upgrade my DIY. 2) Using capital letters! I may go back to lowercase here, but let’s see how this goes. 3) OH. BLOGGING AGAIN. (See, so many caps it’s like being in a hat shop!) My last …

Valerie ReissI’m BACK Gratitude

summer lake gratitude

  i am grateful for: 1) this lake, which has been a solace for 20 years now. it was so silky the other day. i had one of those moments where i realized this was it–the essence of summer and i better drink it in while it lasted. i drank the sun through my skin, the lake through my nose …

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brrr… gratitude

i am grateful for… 1) a husband who talks me down from the freak-out tree with mini kisses and reminders to be grateful. 2) seeing e. and lil enzo! he’s such a finger-gripper, grown-up runner. 3) a job that lets me use my skillz. 4) the we’moon year at a glance horoscope for aries. 5) hot water and soap for …

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gratitude week gratitude

i am grateful for… 1) gratitude everywhere! its health benefits are in the times, a lot of my FB friends are listing things they’re grateful for daily this month. it’s NICE. the gratitude vibration is one of healing and positivity and saying yes to what is. i love it. you can feel how it softens hard edges, makes impossible things …

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dusk gratitude

i am grateful for: 1) the moody way late fall evenings fall so fast. boom! you’re in the romantic dark, glowing in laptop light! 2) really gorgeous typefaces. like the ones here. 3) the volunteer spirit lighting up nyc. 4) oh, bama. whewbama. 5) having a tub! we have a tub! it’s been eight months since i’ve had a soak …

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