Day: February 2, 2021

To Teach Their Own

To Teach Their Own

“Mama,” says 4-year-old Ashlyn softly as she inches toward my bed. “Mama?”“Mama, you awake?” says Bailey as she not-so-quietly closes the door behind her, stepping into my quiet retreat.“Mama, can I come in?” Brooke says, not quite waiting for an answer. She’s holding her baby sister, Lily, in her arms. Plopping her down on my […]

Learning from the Past, Planning for the Future

Learning from the Past, Planning for the Future

As we settle into the winter and all it has to offer (sporadic rain, cold weather, hot cocoa, and warm thoughts of family and blessings…) our activities begin to shift to spring garden preparation.This time last year, we were making the same types of preparations. Since neither my husband (a public school teacher), nor I, […]