This is Four Four is charming and wise beyond his years Yet he’s stubborn, and redirection might bring him to tears Four is an actor who loves to make us laugh And with his demands we are sometimes his staff Four is giggly, wiggly, and so much fun He’s always busy, always on the run […]
This is six Six is growing in the most beautiful ways Her gentle kind nature inspires for days She’s thoughtful, considerate and always aware She’s subtle, observant and speaks up for what’s fair Six is a friend who is patient and shares About all of your feelings she’s someone who cares Six is an artist […]
This is Eight Eight is a wonder in every possible way She explores and creates at least one adventure a day Eight is questioning and an expert at “why” She thrives on finding the origin of everything under the sky Eight is a friend, the best of her kind, a sweeter heart is hard to […]
I prepared myself. I prepared to be strong and support my husband and kids. It’s not that I thought I wouldn’t hurt, it’s just that I thought they would hurt more. Once we had kids, my husband became the main caregiver for our pup, it only made sense that his grief would be bigger. That’s […]
Home is wherever you live. That’s the premise of Home, a beautifully illustrated book by Carson Ellis. A collection of vivid detailed drawings promote the exploration of the many different homes where interesting characters reside. My darlings often ask about other cultures and other countries, curious about spaces outside our own. This extraordinary book serves […]
Truly, for MY girls. For the two little ladies I’m fumbling in raising. Hoping that with every word I say and every complex decision I struggle to make, I’m helping them feel empowered and strong and capable. Because the world doesn’t always reflect our worth back to us. Where value is questionably measured often with a […]
This little gem has been such a help in teaching my little darlings. Particularly for my (somewhat type A mixed with massive creativity) daughter. It’s intriguing to watch your little ones as they develop their senses and try to understand how to problem-solve in a way that feels right to them. We create a lot […]
Gaston is the sweetest story portraying the true meaning of fitting-in. Adorable retro illustrations grace the pages of this charming book as the canine adventure develops. Celebrating love over expectation, and reaffirming that at times, looks are in fact deceiving.
A couple of years ago we discovered Oliver Jeffers and were immediately hooked! He became an instant favorite in our house as we read through his entire children’s collection. His characters are so intriguing and the stories are fun! Filled with imagination and real, sometimes intense, emotion. These are the books I love, the ones […]
Winter can be magical. Grateful this scenery is the backdrop for our daily drive.