The Colors of Easter – A Countdown for Kids

Recently I was thinking about how I have all these fun traditions leading up to Christmas, but nothing really special for the kids leading up to Easter. So I decided to start an Easter countdown as a fun way to look forward to celebrating as well as remember why we celebrate. I'm hoping this is … Continue reading The Colors of Easter – A Countdown for Kids

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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