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Pulling them in close

Well hello. I’m coming to you on a lovely afternoon while the kids are playing outside and the babies are napping. Should I be putting away clean dishes in the dishwasher? 517 more words


You Need to Invest in Munchkin's Bath Crayons!

I have a toddler who likes to paint. And I don’t mean little dainty, staying within the lines type of paint. He likes to get messy. 411 more words


Give Me Freedom

Parenting is hard.

It’s true that every generation faces their own hurdles that they need to overcome to align with what society says is ‘good parenting’. 403 more words


In the aftermath of a normal day...

As I sit currently on a closed lid of the toilet whilst my soon to be seven year old proves to me that he is capable of washing his own hair , (I’m not convinced.) I look back over my day to see what great achievements I have accomplished as well as weigh up the aftermath of keeping four small children alive all day. 354 more words


The Sisterhood of Crackpot Mothering

A free spirit. A wonderer and wanderer. Quirky. Day-dreamy.

These are words I often use to describe my 5 year-old, and now that I think about it, they are words that are sometimes used to describe me. 1,298 more words


Reassurance & Redemption

Randa and I have driven for nearly ten hours along the southern edges of three states to be here for this Memorial Day weekend. It is the first time we have seen Jeremiah since he returned from Afghanistan last fall. 521 more words

Spiritual Contemplation


"Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in their having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age."


───Paul Klee 保羅•克利《孩子,Small Children》