Category Archives: Children

{this moment} Airplanes and Uncles

{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. Thanks Soulmama!
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Happy Birthday!

Six year ago today I was starting one of the most amazing journeys of my life.  I was in labor with my oldest child, Stella.  For nine months I had dreamt of this day, I had imagined it, planned for it and secretly been terrified of it. I wasn’t worried about pain or contractions or [...]
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{this moment} Pony love

{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, leave a link here to your moment and join in at Soulemama. (I’m not sure who [...]
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The last of the apples

Last week we enjoyed our yearly Autumn visit to the picturesque Anderson Orchard. For the first time we went at the end of the season and only Golden Delicious were left on the trees. I have to say though that the Golden Delicious surely lived up to their name and were miles apart from their [...]
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New Waldorf Teething Baby Dolls

Not long ago I was eagerly awaiting a special package from my lovely friend Jen of Sewn Natural.   The box was full of sweet snuggly softness.  I could barely contain my excitement when the box arrived. Here’s a peak at all the cuteness that was inside that box. These sweet dolls are one of the [...]
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Simply Paper

Sometimes the most simple (and easily overlooked) everyday items can bring so much joy.  Take the humble piece of paper.  We write on it, color it, and even sometimes paint it- though that depends on how much time we have to clean up the inevitable mess.  In each of those activities paper is passive- it [...]
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Apple Basket Game

One of my favorite times of the year is upon us- apple season!  I love spending a cool crisp afternoon at the local orchard picking apples with the family.  The kids love comparing the different sizes and colors of all the different types of apples. We have not made it to the orchard yet, though [...]
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Long weekend fun

We were lucky enough to have perfect weather for our long weekend. We decided to take a family camping trip to.. our backyard.  This time of year is so busy for us that its hard to truly get away but we were still able to have plenty of fun without leaving home! Now that’s a [...]
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{this moment} Impromptu Tea

{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, leave a link here to your moment and join in at Soulemama. Have a wonderful weekend!  [...]
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Imagination

It seems like on a daily basis I am struck by the ingenuity, resourcefulness, and creativity in children’s play.  Their ability to use simple items and create elaborate play is amazing to watch in action. All summer my children have been asking to go camping.  I suspect that they are really in love with the [...]
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