Daily Tea Ritual

I love tea. Even before I knew how to intentionally choose plants to heal or comfort or nourish, I loved sipping a warm cup on a cold day. There's something about tea that nourishes and comforts beyond the body, and so I've tried to make it a daily practice in our homeschool day to brew … Continue reading Daily Tea Ritual

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My Happy Place

I was asked to share My Happy Place by one of my favorite mommy bloggers  Three Boys And a Mom (check out her blog if you haven't!), and the timing couldn't be more perfect. It's funny. Sort of.... We just got back from my Mama's house. We went for Thanksgiving. A long weekend. I snapped … Continue reading My Happy Place

Happy International Babywearing Week!

When I was pregnant, I imagined all the time what life would be like with a sweet little baby in my arms. I envisioned how sweet life would be, and the things we would do together. I imagined how motherhood would look, and I wanted to look like so many of the pictures I had … Continue reading Happy International Babywearing Week!

A Season for Everything.

Yesterday, I went to church. I've been a sporadic church goer for years, and I'm trying to make it a point to be more consistent about it. Not because I think going to church makes me a better Christian or is the only way to be a better or even decent person. There are many … Continue reading A Season for Everything.

A Few Things I Would Teach My Daughter.

Up late and nursing my son to sleep, I saw this Huff Post Parents article show up on my facebook feed. 101 Things I Will Teach My Daughter. The subheading was, "7. Even if he bought you dinner, you owe him nothing." And something stirred within me. True, it was late. True, I have only … Continue reading A Few Things I Would Teach My Daughter.

Fall Traditions.

Since Summer slipped out of my hands before I could even realize it was gone in my sleepless-nights-mental-fog induced my new motherhood, I've decided to make a list of traditions that I'd like to incorporate for our growing little family for fall--my favorite season. But who am I kidding. I love all seasons. Each one … Continue reading Fall Traditions.