No Longer Standing Over Running Water

I have been Standing Over Running Water since 2010 (although my mothering journey began 3 years before my blog did).  The water is still running, the children are still growing, and I am still journeying...however, I'm now doing it with more intention over at With Every Intention...please join me over there.  You'll find all of … Continue reading No Longer Standing Over Running Water


Outside my is mid-80s and beautiful but oh so full of mosquitoes! I am remembering...National Good Neighbor Day.  Yep, that's really a thing (which I learned about from this fabulous book that will leave you finding reasons to fall in love with your city). The kids spent the morning baking cookies...which ended up being … Continue reading Daybook

Plutarch via The Charlotte Mason Plenary and Why It’s My Preferred Guide

A few months ago I introduced you to  A Charlotte Mason Plenary and I told you about their lovely annotated version of Charlotte Mason's Volume 1.  You, of course, took my advice and headed over there and are now walking around with Volume 1 under your belt, right?  Not to worry if you didn''ll be … Continue reading Plutarch via The Charlotte Mason Plenary and Why It’s My Preferred Guide

Spring Daybook

In my backyard...we have had some beautiful visitors... I am lovely the boys played at the Performing Arts Center in March and then a month later in their year-end final recital.  We are so very thankful for such a beautiful year of growth. I am grateful who love nature.   … Continue reading Spring Daybook

{this moment}

{this moment} – A Friday ritual.   A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week.  A simple, special, extraordinary moment.  A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.  If you’re inspired to do the same, visit Soulemama to leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all to … Continue reading {this moment}