Quiet mornings are for the birds. And me.

It’s June. How did that happen? I’m sitting out on my front porch. The sky is a bit gray but the temperature is perfectly moderate and there’s a nice breeze from the south. The birds are singing in all their glory, a symphony of chirps and whistles. And my own little vultures are lazing aboutContinue reading “Quiet mornings are for the birds. And me.”

Coffee date.

It’s not easy prioritizing individual time with each kid. Sometimes, a quick Starbucks run is all we can fit into our schedules. But even in those short 20 minutes or so, my kids open up, sharing their heart with me. And that is always worthwhile. She’s in fifth grade now. In half a year, she’llContinue reading “Coffee date.”