documenting motherhood · parenting · reflection

how it is, how it was

I’m writing this in solitude.  Nobody’s home, just me.  The quiet is surreal.  My husband has taken our boy (can’t say ‘the baby’ anymore, he’s too big!) out to pick up some groceries, and specifically ordered me not to do any dish washing or chores.  I’ve got a rotten cold, so I took a dangerously… Continue reading how it is, how it was

documenting motherhood · mindful living · reflection

winter resistance

A little uncomfortable honesty ahead… I want to write that it’s been a hard winter, but perhaps all winters are difficult.  This one feels extremely lonely.  I think the nature of small, simple living without a car is easy and carefree during the summer.  Wintertime is a different story. The holidays were cozy and weekend… Continue reading winter resistance