Making Memories

document everyday family life; summer at home

Documenting everyday family life: a typical summer day at home

Summer is winding down, and hopefully you’ve enjoyed making memories with loved ones… as evidenced by your phone overflowing with pictures, right? Are most of your pictures from a vacation or outing? We tend to capture the moments on camera when we’re out intentionally spending time together, which is as it should be. If you …

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all-inclusive resort in Mexico

Five Favorites from the Mexican Caribbean

We recently celebrated our 20th anniversary (woohoo!) with a trip to Playa del Carmen, on the Riviera Maya coast of Mexico where it meets the turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. It was an amazing trip on so many levels, and we look forward to returning, both with the kids and without! This was our first …

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“She counts not the cost of nights without sleep and days full of giving…” A Mother’s Day Tribute and FREE PRINTABLE!

One Sunday in 2007, as I struggled with my first-born toddler in church, I watched another young mother encourage one child who had just spoken to the congregation, and simultaneously seek to quiet another she held on her lap.  I looked around at other beautiful, young women that all seemed to radiate light as they did …

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Dorothy’s biggest regret in raising her children: lessons from the work

One of the great joys of our Legacy Tale work is the opportunity to interview individuals and families about their lives and benefit from their wisdom. Using our proven interview questions and experienced strategy that is equal parts science and art, we help good people recall the past and reflect on the present. We help them …

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Why I’m living deliberately by spending money and making memories now, not waiting for tomorrow

Are you ever surprised when you look back and realize how you’ve completely shifted your mindset on something? Did you used to have a stronghold on one position and somehow, remarkably, over time did an “about-face?” That has happened with me, and, interestingly, it’s because of my work with Legacy Tale. Now I spend money. …

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Do you agree that retirement is overrated? Why we should enjoy life NOW.

I love this post from EntreFamily! We admire them, all they’ve accomplished, and the life they’ve built for their family. And… this post beautifully and articulately explains why we have chosen life as an entrepreneurial family. The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not …

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