good times

my daughter recently turned 7 and my son will turn 11 next week.  with birthdays just one month apart and my daughter's favorite friends being siblings of my son's favorite friends, i convinced them to join party fronts.  neither my daughter nor son wished for anything extraordinary for their parties.  they consistently said they just … Continue reading good times

{noticing the moments}

...taking some time to reflect upon my week... i'll mention first...i referenced yesterday feeling a bit irritable, a bit prickly...and, sitting down to write this post, i began thinking that i didn't have anything to write about.  but i stopped myself from digging in too deep with that negative train of thought.  i told myself there had to … Continue reading {noticing the moments}

{noticing the moments}

...taking some time to reflect upon my week... ::  early mornings outside with the rising sun...filling bird feeders; collecting sticks and pinecones for a project; the kids in jammies and boots ::  baking cookies...smelling them while they're baking...eating them ::  printing out this workbook from susannah conway; i journalled with her 2011 workbook and have been waiting for this 2012 version ::  cuddling … Continue reading {noticing the moments}