Transitions When Life is Always the Same

After a particularly dreary winter followed quickly by a stay-at-home order, spring is finally here. Of course, we can't plant our annuals just yet for fear of another frost, but besides that potential, trees are blooming, windows are wide open for the majority of the day, and the hope of sunshine and an emergence from … Continue reading Transitions When Life is Always the Same

The Swirl of New Year’s Resolutions

I'm thankful that I have a full week between turning a page on a new year, filled with possibilities and hopes and visions and actually having time to reflect and let them sink in. Because that's how life is - it's so rare that we get to end one thing neatly and begin a new thing fully attentive.

Holding Time Openly

I'm over at SheLoves Magazine today reflecting on this summer of transition for our family. Kindergarten is done; preschool starts next year; we are easing into a new stage. But, as always, my carefully laid plans and expectations aren't necessarily what life offers. Here's an excerpt - I hope you'll head over to SheLoves to … Continue reading Holding Time Openly

Growing Independence

Our house is back to normal after the Christmas decorations and mess. I love the festive decorations - how the whole house transforms as we anticipate Christmas. And, while I know we should be celebrating Epiphany and the excitement of the kings, I am ready for quiet and rest as we ease into January. (Though, … Continue reading Growing Independence