Simple Pleasures of Winter

There are so many things that compete for our attention – work, finances, chores – that inevitably we lose sight of all the precious moments and wondrous beauty that fill our lives on a daily basis.  So, as I snuggle in to dream about plum fairies, I recall with great joy some of my favorite […]

My Day Has Been Brightened Beyond Measure!

I just gave my 4-1/2 yo a hug.  The cool part?  He kind of laughed and sweetly said, “I love you, too!” as he bopped away with a smile. Nothing could be better! ~~~ Celebrate the finer things in your life at Finer Things Friday.

Temporary Addition

For the past two weeks, our family has been blessed by the addition of small toddler to our family as I was watching a friend’s little one.  Our little visitor is only 15 months old and is a delight!  He has helped our family to grow. I have learned that if I get up earlier […]

Today’s Blessings

My older son (5 yo) pulling out a reader to read aloud to me in order to receive “extra” books being read to him by me in the morning. The hugs and kisses of my little boys. The gentle comfort of a friend reminding me that we are not alone in our walk – that […]

Enjoy the Little Things

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” -Robert Brault Photo: Tamara We tend to take things for granted and overlook the small blessings in our lives.  When we take pleasure in the little things, we live a more graceful life.  We have a more […]

Mommy’s Comfort

My littlest boy is sick which is causing him to have difficulties sleeping.  It is hard to see your little ones not feeling their best.  But, as I am off to go hold him once again through the night, it is nice to know that my little one sleeps more soundly while laying on me […]