{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}

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A Charlotte Mason Plenary: Why It’s Totally Worth Checking Out

So if you've ever sat down to read Charlotte Mason*'s original writings, you may have quickly set it back down and chosen a digested version of her thoughts instead.  Her writing can be tough to read...especially for those of us that didn't grow up in Victorian England. *a note to the reader: Charlotte Mason was … Continue reading A Charlotte Mason Plenary: Why It’s Totally Worth Checking Out

Daybook

Outside my window...it is gloomy and cold.  So, so cold! I am remembering...a bountiful Thanksgiving feast at Mom and Dad's.  Sometimes Dad brines the turkey, sometimes he roasts it, and sometimes he deep fries it (my favorite!).  This was a year to deep fry the turkey (yay!) so all the boys got a lesson in … Continue reading Daybook

A Joyous Cross: Remembering Not to Suffer Alone

It's no secret around here that I want another baby and Dax does not. In fact, he strongly opposes the idea of adding another little one to our already chaotic lives. But see that's why I can so easily say I want another one.  Because he is so adamantly against it. If I'm honest with … Continue reading A Joyous Cross: Remembering Not to Suffer Alone