“Scoot up on the step, Rie-Rie, and let Mommy put on your new shoes.” With only weeks to go until my second child was to
“Let’s start by completing this reading and writing survey,” I suggested to the tall, lanky young man who had recently been placed in my care.
Meditating on the majestic beauty of the trees outside my window, I come to recognize something about myself. I cannot help but think that even
Confined for hours at a time to my bed, I cheer myself by contemplating the trees outside my windows. There is something in their stoic
In innocence, I first encountered her; I, a mere child of five: wide-eyed, curious, and unafraid; she a creature of Nature. The woods where I
Undivided attention. Two words that brought me hope as a parent and caused me a deep sense of guilt. I just had to talk on