I’m not great at goodbyes. I fumble over farewells. I linger longer than I should and I give extra hugs even after we’ve said goodbye for the tenth time. I (usually) save the waterworks for until the door shuts. As “see you later” leaves my lips, I can’t help but wonder if I’m really saying, “the […]Read More 31 days of living free: hello, goodbye.
At some point in our lives, we stop dreaming. We learn too much about this big world of ours, and we start believing the lie that we are not enough. Oh, we know about childlike faith, of course. We think it’s sweet and worth a pat on the head and then we go on with […]Read More 31 days of living free: how to keep dreaming big (and giveaway!)
Well, I’m starting this post at 11: 50 p.m., if that tells you anything. My Halloween was full of cuddling with an adorable seven-month-old tiger and scoring candy with the cutest three-year-old Thomas the train. We trick-or-treated and we walked through our little downtown and we ate too many Reese’s, but mostly, we made memories. […]Read More making memories
My friend has a favorite saying: Do small things with great love. We can’t all do everything, but we can all do something. Even tired and busy mamas of babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. This morning I got together with a few other moms to do something a little special for folks in a local retirement […]Read More reverse trick-or-treating