An Invitation

“Sit with me Mama,” my little boy said.  He was sitting at the breakfast table having a snack and watching me hustle around the room straightening, cleaning, and just trying in general to catch up. (A lofty goal I never seem to reach.)  “I’m coming baby, let me just finish these dishes first,” I replied.  I … More An Invitation

Joy In Leaves

Joy, happiness, excitement!  This is how my babies would probably describe their afternoon activities.  Dirty, messy, itchy would be my description.  Some friends and neighbors were raking leaves, and of course the two E’s wanted to help.  Now keep in mind, when we “help” with something it usually only adds to the work.  So, we … More Joy In Leaves

Going on a Rock Hunt

Our children love to walk down our street, talk to the neighbors, look for interesting animals (such as a cat down the way that always seems to disappear the moment it hears us coming) and collect sentimental “treasures” from our nature walk.  These treasures usually include dried leaves, small sticks and an assortment of rocks … More Going on a Rock Hunt

No Mama’s Perfect

Should I blog?  I’ve wrestled with this question off and on for several weeks now.  I tend to do this with some things (or a lot of things) lately.  By nature I’m analytical, but sometimes all of this analyzing can lead to anxiety. I don’t remember being this analytical or “thinky” (as my dear friend … More No Mama’s Perfect