Today was an okay day. It started with a cancellation of some things I was really looking forward to, because one of the boys got sick in the car on the way to school. He recovered quickly and is fine now, btw.
Anyhow, I was in the kitchen preparing a snack for Ollie this afternoon when [...]
Well, Little Ollie’s in this instance…
This photo series included for my mom. He’s eating one of her firefighter cookies and sitting at the child sized picnic table that she and my step-dad gifted the boys. I told him to take a bite. Can you see the boy energy in that [...]
We started off your birthday morning with a babywearing meeting at the park. Then off to lunch at zpizza. Next up was a ‘surprise place,’ also known as the bike shop, to acquire a very special birthday bike, helmet, gloves, and a bell. After a short ride, it was time [...]
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranathe Tagore
…you constantly asked me, with the such a look that I could almost feel the pain and desire in your soul, “Mama, how can I grow up to be a butterfly?”
…you used your middle fingers to point [...]
We celebrated our Valentine’s day over the weekend so that my husband could enjoy the day with us. Sunday morning was spent out looking at bikes for a certain soon to be four year old. After nap, the boys received their gifts from us.
Ollie very excited about something that was a [...]
This is such a fun, busy time of year for us! I love all these ‘smaller’ festivals that are celebrated in simpler ways with much lighter expectations. The boys have been hard at work creating valentines for their friends. I have been busy creating valentines for my little loves. It seems we have a theme [...]
First, I want to share this sweet story of the history of Groundhog’s day with you. I would love to incorporate this story into our activities more next year.
The True Story of Groundhog Day
We started off our morning with rolling blackouts. It was only a minor inconvenience because we utilize natural gas for much of [...]
Happy St.Brigid’s day or Imbolc, whichever you choose.
We are truthful and helpful
And loving in trust
For our heart’s inner sun
Glows brightly in us.
We will open our hearts
To the sunbeams so bright
And we’ll fill all the world
With our heart’s [...]