Planting the seeds.

March 24, 2020 – Oliver and Violet are waiting for their sunflowers to grow. They are dreaming of their “sunflower house” that will take shape in our yard, once the seedlings sprout and the warmth is no longer threatened by an overnight frost. They are waiting, wishing, watching for something amazing to happen. What a […]

The Gift of Receiving

Dec. 30, 2020 – It has been an exciting season of holiday celebrations with my two and four year old. This year was different in many ways, but my kiddos were nevertheless enthusiastic about our Christmas traditions.  The days leading up to the 25th were full of wrapping paper and Christmas music and family visits […]

Living Moment to Moment (as directed by baby…)

Nov. 6, 2016 – For most of my adult life, I’ve struggled to stay in the moment – my mind is often racing to what’s next, or stuck evaluating a previous encounter. I anticipate the weekend in the middle of the week, and ruminate on a previous conversation in which I judge myself harshly…”I should’ve […]

My son’s birth offers me a new perspective

Aug. 19, 2016 – Wow, is it almost September already?! This time of year is very special to me, because I’m nostalgic of last fall, when my husband and I found out I was pregnant. As parents, I’m sure you understand what I mean when I say that nothing has been the same since. Our […]