“I don’t sew” vs a pile of possibilty.

I don't sew. But in the last two days I've recovered four throw pillows, freehanded three tote bags for the kids' library books, and mended a quilt. All this because my older sister asked to store and possibly use her extra sewing machine as a favor to her closet space. And also could she offload … Continue reading “I don’t sew” vs a pile of possibilty.

No. 1: It must look boring.

Something about having three young kids makes you a little more guarded about any scrap of potential quietish time you could possibly have. Lately we've been playing in the front yard a lot because the kids are loving the front yard things: bikes, scooters, and swings. And our backyard is pretty small so it makes … Continue reading No. 1: It must look boring.

Christmas Joy {#Wholemama}

Christmas is so soon and joyful, but it can be so overwhelming. All the people, the planning, the presents, the pitiful sugar crazed children. -- Ok, maybe that p-phrase was a stretch, but whatever. -- These children can be so pitiful when they're overwhelmed with Christmas expectations. "Say thank you." "Wait your turn." "That's not … Continue reading Christmas Joy {#Wholemama}