for the mothers

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” As we celebrate Mother’s Day, I think about the wisdom nestled into this African proverb. I look at this photo of women living across the globe who fight cultural oppression and opposition to farm coffee beans to provide for […]

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cultivating a happy mother's day

I’ve been wanting a vegetable garden for awhile, and this weekend, Jonny and Joseph are building me a custom vegetable garden for Mother’s Day. It has been so sweet to see them work together, and it has really been a labor of love. And Joseph has been really fascinated by the tomato thingies. (Thingies. That’s the best […]

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being your mama (part 1)

To celebrate Mother’s Day, I wrote a little something for Joseph, my sweet little buddy who made me a mama. Joseph, I began being your mama the moment I saw your blurry picture on that sunny September day. Though I wasn’t with you yet to wipe your tears or change your diapers, you were with […]

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