Body Builder

Body Builder

  I distinctly remember in elementary school hearing my mom and her friends discussing how birth had made them lose all sense of modesty.  I also distinctly remember thinking, “Ew.” And now here we are, with all sorts of things being seen (and unable to be...
The Change

The Change

Spring has arrived! Tess is planting plants, Lu learned to ride a pedal bike, Philip’s allergies are in full swing and poplar buds are sticking to everything. It’s glorious! Finally. This winter . . . it was a long one. A really, really looooooong one. So...
Elephants Never Forget

Elephants Never Forget

Anyone else spend a good deal of time watching animal documentaries as a kid? Anyone? I guess it was to be expected what with our antenna tv and PBS being one of the handful of channels we received. It should also be expected that these shows always stressed me out. ...
Still

Still

As I trekked up the stairs into Cathedral this last Sunday, ** **an aside: I have a great love for Mt. Everest and love to dream about seeing it someday.  That’s downgraded from ‘summitting’ because 1. My family’s name for me growing up was...
You’re Only as Old as You Feel

You’re Only as Old as You Feel

We are 2 months to the day out from our due date and I am feeling it. So, you, know, it was SUPER helpful to have this conversation with Lucy this last weekend. “Mom, can I rest downstairs?” (Read: “Can I go and party out of your site and destroy all...
#PROGRESS

#PROGRESS

I was participating in an Instagram homeschooling campaign to get out the truth and beauty of homeschooling.  Things were going great until the prompt was #progress and the wheels fell off. You see, last year was grand.  Each time someone asked me how school was...