Maybe it’s because my dad is visiting us this week, but the posts I liked most seemed a little more reflective than usual. There’s an abundance of self-reflection, lots of looking back, and a little bit of silliness to break the serious stuff up in this round up of my favorite posts of the week.
Best Parenting Post. “Why I’m Fine With My Kids Growing Up So Fast” by Aaron Gouveia at The Daddy Files.
Best Reflection. “The Pressure of Definition” by Cara Strickland at Little Did She Know.
Best Self-Analysis. “A Generational Faith Journey Told by a Fortysomething GenXer” by Carmen Andres at In the Open Space.
Most Inspiring. “This Beautiful Bride Wasn’t Going To Let Anything Stand In The Way Of Her Wedding — Not Even Cancer” by Cavan Sieczkowski at Huff Post Weddings.
Best Boast. “I Ate the Rangers 2-Foot Korean Beef Sandwich and Lived” by Marc Normandin in SB Nation.
Best Milestone Post. “What Turning 40 Means to Me” by Alice Chaffins at Knitting Soul.
Best List. “The 7 Biggest Mistakes of My Twenties” by Lindsay Morris at Relevant.
Best Special Needs Post. “Privy to Joy” by Kara Dedert at Not Alone.
Best Spoken Word Poetry. “You Can’t Keep Me Out” by Tamára Lunardo at A Deeper Story.
Best Advice. “How to Get Out of a Speeding Ticket” by The Rookie Dad.
Best Guide to Prayer. “How a Protestant Learned to Pray Like a Catholic (and actually started LIKING prayer)” by Elisabeth Esther.
Best Video. “This VIDEO will BLOW YOUR MIND and be the BEST PART OF YOUR DAY!” by Glove and Boots (via YouTube).
You won’t believe what happens next!