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Which Spare Room kid impacted us the most?

Which Spare Room kid impacted us the most?

In our sixth #taxichat, Laini asked us, "Which Spare Room kid impacted us the most?" Assuming we would all have the same answer, I suggested we answer on the count of three! https://youtu.be/6nd19dei0bE Each of us had a different reason for the answer, but we all...

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Our most poignant memories of The Spare Room

Our most poignant memories of The Spare Room

In my book, The Spare Room, I share stories of our family's experiences with babies, children and the occasional young person in our spare room. Over the course of 20+ years, we have shared our home with sixteen people. In our family's fifth #taxichat, we pause to...

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Scallop the edges.

Scallop the edges.

So the pygmy hedgehog’s tiny fabric tent was getting a little funky. It was time to build her a new abode. That's why this weekend, I created a new little home for her. Finding an old box in the project room, I filled it with fleece material and scalloped the edges....

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Our biggest surprise from The Spare Room

Our biggest surprise from The Spare Room

In our fourth #taxichat, our family asked ourselves, "What was the biggest surprise from The Spare Room. When we opened our spare room to a number of babies and children (and one young adult), we inevitably found ourselves in new territory. We reflect on our biggest...

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Entitlement vs. Privilege.

Entitlement vs. Privilege.

I recently shared about our trip to the mountains outside Kunming - an incredible experience that opened our eyes to a different kind of life cultivated a deep sense of gratitude. Ahhh, Gratitude. That's the thing, isn't it? In fact, it's everything. I agree with...

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The magic of giving

The magic of giving

My book, The Spare Room, shares stories of my and other leaders' social legacies. It also walks the reader step-by-step through defining your own social legacy. In fact, we have designed the book so that by the time you turn the last page, you will have articulated...

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