Tag Archives | growing up

wonder

Sometimes I Wonder

It was one of those brilliantly sunny evenings when we were all outside, the kids were playing together and my husband and I were able to simply sit at the patio table and watch them. That doesn’t happen very often so I was certainly trying to soak it in for the 7 minutes it lasted […]

Continue Reading
Happy Goodbye to Preschool

A Happy Goodbye to Preschool

“Aren’t you sad?” I have been asked that question a dozen times in the last month. You see, my youngest, my baby boy, is growing up… and graduating preschool. Every time it’s mentioned, I look at the questioner with a bit of surprise. “Sad?! Why would I be sad? I’m so excited!” It’s that time […]

Continue Reading
Extra Cuddles: Filling Up in the Stillness

Extra Cuddles: Filling Up in the Stillness

Toddlers are exhausting. They are sweet, funny, adventurous, quirky and surprising. But they are also constant, moving, needing, questioning… exhausting. Mommies do a lot more giving than receiving, and at the end of the day, our tanks (both physical and emotional) are often running on fumes. Well, this mommy refuels on cuddles. (And the occasional […]

Continue Reading