Two Weeks Late…

Today Elijah and Cora had their first day of school...almost two weeks after all the other kids in their class. Excitedly they put on their new clothes, carried their new backpacks full of school supplies and new lunch boxes full of enviable snacks. Cheesy grins and tilted heads came out for the obligatory "first-day-of-school" picture, … Continue reading Two Weeks Late…

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Deep Thoughts by Melissa Brotherton

The outlook of a day can change in just a few hours, from gray and overcast to bright and sunny. If you're discouraged about what's happening, give it a few minutes. Adventures are everywhere. What you see isn't always all there is. Take time to investigate and look around you. Life can get noisy, and … Continue reading Deep Thoughts by Melissa Brotherton

Someone please make it stop!

My kids are growing up. Quickly. It's like I blinked and suddenly a year has gone by. Didn't we just bring Baby Silas home, and send little Eli off to Kindergarten? How is it already almost April?! I guess I've been a little busier than I realized. Did you know Silas (aka Soggy Head) has … Continue reading Someone please make it stop!

When I Grow Up…

  Cora has decided that when she grows up she wants to be a singer, a dancer and a painter. They all seem attainable to her. When is it we begin to minimize our confidence in our abilities. At what age do we lose our ability to dream? Today I discovered this quote by C.S. … Continue reading When I Grow Up…