Much-Needed Rest

We've completed week three of about thirty-three in our home schooling year. As seen above, the sunrise view from my kitchen window is lovely, but morning is already coming far too early each day. I feel a bit discouraged that I am already running low--of energy, of enthusiasm, of empathy--all those good "e" words. This… Continue reading Much-Needed Rest

Late Bloomers and Letting Go

My perennial garden has provided a great deal of pleasure and sanity-saving for me throughout the eight years we have lived in the country. As a home-schooling, work-at-home mom, most hours in my day are tied up with school or preparing for the next day of school: grading papers, writing out assignments, and leading the… Continue reading Late Bloomers and Letting Go