Here it is November and everyone’s writing about gratitude, leaves are falling through the air, hearts are full of blessing… and I’m writing about being a snarly mama monster. Yup. That’s where I’m at. It happened just yesterday. My two year old is sleeping peacefully in her bed, while across the room I tuck my … [Read more…]
This weekend my husband made the most beautiful wooden step stool for Marlee. I knew she would love it. She is at that precious age teetering right on the edge of babyhood. She loves to help us with things and her curiosity grows everyday. We try to encourage this, showing her how things work instead of isolating … [Read more…]
These are the only kind of snowflakes I want to have this time of year. I could tell you that I’m dreaming of snowflakes tenderly falling to the ground blanketing the world in white wonder, but the truth is I hate the cold and am glad I can wear my t-shirt today. The grass is … [Read more…]
Today was the most beautiful Fall day. The air was bright and clean. It was cool and crisp, a little chilly in fact. This time of year always amazes me, surprises me. I forget how wonderful it is. Last week I took Marlee to the pet store to see the animals. Just a little fun, … [Read more…]
A couple of my friends who work and raise their children have told me, “I could never do what you do!” What they mean is to stay at home all day and take care of my child, with which I emphatically reply, “And I could never do what you do!” That is, work and be … [Read more…]
This weekend we all went to celebrate our friend’s little one turning two. What a great day for a picnic at the park!
It’s finally that time of year! You know, the time when putting on a jacket is actually exciting (well for Texans anyway) and when all those dusty boxes come down out of the attic and the smell of pine scented candles is just about everywhere… And I have a new little helper this year…loving all … [Read more…]
Food… With it we live and thrive and give energy and warmth to our bodies. Its presence joins us together for nourishment and sweet fellowship. Around the table we share our lives and hearts and it’s in these everyday moments our lives are lived out. What kinds of foods we consume and how they affect … [Read more…]