It all started with Harold & the Purple Crayon. My youngest and I read the story together in front of a blazing fire and he said he wanted to have this book in his collection someday when he grows up and moves out. I told him he would need his own copy because there are some books I will always need to have on my … Continue reading The Stories of our Lives
Looking at Beauty from unusual angles helps me see things that are right in front of my face in a different way. When we think of time, we often feel like there’s not enough of it, or we feel challenged by time. What would happen if we looked at clocks and calendars, days of the week, months of the year, and seasons differently? What if … Continue reading The Beauty of Rhythm & Ritual
Every morning for the last year, Benjamin has asked for “Warm Chocolate Milk, not hot, Warm.” He is very specific about what he wants. And every time I hand him a sippy cup with milk that has been warmed to the specific temperature requested, he thanks me, takes a sip and says, “Mmmm, Perfect!” It is so sweet. I love these little rituals that he has … Continue reading Warm, Warm Chocolate Milk, Not Hot, Warm!