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Feeling Blue

I haven’t wanted to write lately because I haven’t wanted to be honest with myself about how things are really going. I’ve been repeating “I love my life,” unconsciously to myself, willing it to be true. But it’s been a tough winter, and at times I’ve felt pretty down in […]

52 Project

11/52

Passed out in the stroller during a very wet day at the zoo. A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s taken the time to select, edit […]

Family

Gilbert House Children’s Museum

Last week, on their way home from their annual California adventure, my parents stopped by to hang with us for a few days. And by us, I mean Emmett. Because make no mistake, in Grammy and Pop’s book, that little guy has top billing. They brought him a few new toys (spoiled!) and […]

52 Project

10/52

Sampling the produce in the farm room at Gilbert House Children’s Museum. A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s taken the time to select, edit and caption, post […]

Comfort Food

Sheet Pan Pizza

Early in the afternoon, after a simple snack of halved grapes shared quietly with a little boy, I sneak downstairs for a few minutes to prep for dinner. I slide my mixer out of the quirky little built-in cabinet in my kitchen, and mix sea salt harvested on the Oregon coast […]

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A Year of Montessori Learning: February

It’s the first day of March! And I’m here to happily tell February “good riddance!” as well as give you guys a report on the second month of our Year of Montessori Learning. I covered our first month here if you need to catch up, but basically, we are picking […]