Category Archives: Cultivation

The gift of time

As our new rhythm defines itself since we got the news, I’ve had to let go of a few things. One recommendation that was made by the specialists that have followed our Little Man for the last few months was … Continue reading

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An “all-terrain” sort of life

What if… My kids were taught that only smooth, paved surfaces are safe? Their feet were always trapped inside shoes, their toes never touching the earth, the mud, the rocks, the morning dew, the afternoon heat? Fear of the “dirty … Continue reading

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There she goes…

For weeks, months, years even, we’ve been building up to today. When Little Miss was 2 years old and the yellow buses would drive in front of our home in the morning, she would point and scream out “me too!”. … Continue reading

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A child’s truth

  “You know what mom?” “What my sweetheart.” “If you take care of nature and help her, she will always take care of you.” “That is true my love.” “And you know what else mom?” “What my sweetheart.” “That is … Continue reading

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A “spur of the moment” sort of week

This week has been a very unpredictable week to say the least. Rapidly changing, intense weather systems, cooler temperatures, lots of rain followed by blinding half hours of sunshine, you name it, we’ve had it. We have had an equal … Continue reading

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Picture in your mind…

We were away the last 2 days. My husband is on vacation this week and we decided to go spend few days at my sister’s a few hours South. We left Tuesday afternoon and got a few errands done before … Continue reading

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A long overdue day

It’s been a long time coming. My hubby and I have been so busy with life that we had become passing ships. Waving to each other as the days moved along. We are lucky enough that many of our activities … Continue reading

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Last year… looking back

I have very wise friends. Recently, I posted a little something about how discouraged I was with the lateness of Spring and the lingering cold. I was worried our garden season would suffer, worried about the lack of green everywhere … Continue reading

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Today, I’m grateful for…

kiddos that are just itching to get out the door at 7 am regardless of the weather. feathery moss hard at work, covering all the brown, making spring so lush. all the rain we got this week, pushing buds open, … Continue reading

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A new exciting adventure

I was in the back room yesterday, putting away clothes. Little Man was in the living room happily playing with a box (yep, all the toys in the world would never beat a good sturdy box) and Little Miss was … Continue reading

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