Tags » Small Children

Extraordinary Things.

Motherhood is getting hit over the head with a plastic bin full of toys, because your child doesn’t know how to ask you to open it like a civilized person. 263 more words


A Tale of Two Kitties

July 7, 2015

My granddaughter got to pick out two kittens from our recent litters. I suggested in jest that she should have a kitty and to my amazement, her dad thought so too. 272 more words

July 2015

Red Rose

Who needs fireworks
when Mother gives us

A perfect Red Rose
exploding with color,
excitement, and form
as quietly She celebrates
Life and Independence…
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Motherhood Can Be Jarring.

Tonight I got really sad all of a sudden because my children are getting SO big, SO fast, that it’s jarring. It takes a substantial amount of something to truly¬† 571 more words


Flying with small children: a blurry recap 

This is a photo of me arriving in Edinburgh after the overnight flight with the Pingus. My mum sent it with the caption “No rush, really?” – oh she’s a card that one. 301 more words



Many things change in your life when you have children. There are, of course, the obvious ones, no more sleep ins, a late night now ends at 10pm, rather than starting at 10pm and so on. 585 more words


Sunday Morning

Making plans, plotting activities, and filling time: this is the addiction of most people in the modern world. I fall prey to it in my inner life and as a mother. 92 more words

Meditations And Poetry