A peek into late autumn early winter.

Here are photos from over the past three weeks. We haven’t had our typical unit studies, and each week have continued to slow down. Here Cora starts investigating Time. We slowly have been examining forest life with our beautiful “forest nature journals” from Raising Up Wild Things Sensory Play A forest bin to tie with…

You Still Mean the World to Me

Here’s the thing–this is not for the lighthearted. So, proceed with caution.  One time in a counseling session, I had a client tell me they were still grieving over their mother who had passed away a decade ago.  At that point, it was my job to be understanding and normalize her feelings.  So, I did. …

.:Meditation:.

More often than not we all get caught up in our worries about the future–whether it’s about our children, finances, or upcoming projects due in the office.  And I think too, we get lost in our regrets of the past– things we didn’t do, forgot to do, or simply things we did wrong.  That’s why…

One thing at a time.  

It’s days like yesterday when I miss dad the most.  The long grey-color-pallet days of winter and the feeling of 1,000 things gone wrong. Just wrong. All my mistakes and shortcomings and the mistakes and shortcomings of others. I just need to talk to him. “Dad, I’m having a hard time,” but that’s not actually…

My Digital Detox

I didn’t need another gluten free diet or UltraClear detox.  I needed a digital detox.  A virtual cleanse from the Web World.  And, it was an amazing journey. I was checking Facebook status updates every 10 minutes. Checking Instagram photo feeds. Taking pictures of my own, editing, then posting them. Reading blogs. Creating blog posts. Reading NPR news. Looking at…