“Happiness is a condition that must be prepared for, cultivated, and defended privately by each person. People who learn to control inner experience will be able to determine the quality […]
My daughter, Elizabeth, is 4. By now, in the city, she’d be on her second year of preschool, with the GPS set for pre-k in the coming. Here in rural […]
The clanging of my wind-chime in the mild spring breeze is reminiscent of an old metal cowbell. For a moment, I am transported back in time 150 years, driving the brown Herefords […]
Spring has sprung, and warmer weather is finally elbowing out the cold. Our daffodils are shooting up, though our crocuses haven’t peaked through yet. A glance at the landscape makes […]
A few weeks ago, I saw this little diagram on a friend’s Facebook page. When I read it, I liked it…mostly. I understand that it is about empowering our children […]
“Leo’s mother is short and a bit dumpy – he has more of her genes than his father’s – but she radiates good sense. She isn’t very exciting, but she’s […]
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From Do Things From Your Soul Let this joyful river flow in you 🙂 THE END
“Sometimes we, parents, focus on how we would like our children to act more than what we want our children to accomplish. But if we focus more on outcomes and […]
The intoxicatingly sweet raspberry aroma that permeates the back or my baby’s head makes me want to dip him in chocolate and eat him up in 1,001 kisses.
Putting a baby down for a nap or to bed seems like an easy thing – and it is – so why do so many people have a problem with […]
Yew weighted down with heavy snow from the (hopefully) last snow storm.