As a parent you need a village of support. I now understand why families remain in the same town all their lives and why the prodigal son is such a powerful tale. Parenting is a transition period, and sometimes the person you grow into is not someone you’d ever thought … Continue Reading Observe. Accept. Release.
I met a man named Reinhardt on my way home from the playground this morning. He walked up beside me and said that I looked happy. I was wearing a smile. “You look at peace with motherhood, confident,” he said. I had to laugh. He caught me on a morning … Continue Reading Reinhardt
Thanks for stopping by the Holiday Blog Tour. This is a short fiction piece I wrote out of the blue. It was inspired by a Facebook post from a very dear friend, Lori (from Goddard). When you’re done, don’t forget to visit Nikki Kallio tomorrow, 19th Dec. I hope you’re … Continue Reading Happy Holidays – Blog Tour
(Photo used through Creative Commons and taken by Flickr user Cliff.) I’ve worked on Christmas Day. I was in Japan. Christmas isn’t a holiday there. I find that a lot of my traditions and values are a result of where I was born and to whom. Christmas is special to … Continue Reading A Holiday Blog Tour