Behind the Blue Swing

There's a worn patch of grass behind the blue swing. I stand there, pushing and pushing, until my arms ache. Sometimes she giggles or sings or chats with me. Sometimes she calls "higher, higher!" and I do my best to oblige, despite the fact that she is much bigger than she was last year, and … Continue reading Behind the Blue Swing

Worth Much More (Encouragement for Moms, Part 1 of 5)

Merriam-Webster defines worry in this way: "to think about problems or fears, to feel or show fear and concern because you think that something bad has happened or could happen". Oh yes. Worry. It's a tough one. Motherhood is full of things to worry about isn't it? We'd been home with Natalie for only a … Continue reading Worth Much More (Encouragement for Moms, Part 1 of 5)