gratitude week :: day two

gratitude… the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness tossled hair and early morning light a day that was quiet and slow {and needed, with two kids coughing and sniffing}...the smells and tastes of cinnamon rolls and sourdough bread...feeling nourished on so many levels reading to the kids...bodies leaning [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: despite temperatures dipping early in the week (winter coats were back on), spring is arriving...trees are budding, tulips are pushing through, birds are everywhere...and i love my two perched by the window, watching :: over the weekend, sharing a bit about transition and motherhood here :: [...]


  i'm warning you that this post is going to be full of randomness; i can feel it, before i finish typing this first sentence.  if you're looking for cohesive thoughts today, this might not  be the spot for you.  i wrote last week about feeling a shift...the movement, the stillness and rest i was [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: with the celebration of memorial day in the united states on monday, we were afforded a bonus day with my husband {love that}...after a chilly weekend, monday evening was warm enough to eat outdoors...yes to al fresco dining :: hearing my kids' voices on the phone...they [...]

{noticing the moments}

...taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: working with my colored pencils...felt so good :: reading...on my own, with the kids, the kids on their daughter reading a book on the way home from the library, parking herself at the kitchen table to read said book with her coat still, not getting [...]