Posts with Label: Children

Seven

Seven

Seven years ago today, this baby made his way into my arms and completed our family.  He has been, every day of his life, full of joy and happiness and candor and love.  He is a melter of hearts, a holder of hands, a snuggler extraordinaire with an openness and friendliness the likes of which […]

School Clubs and Activities

School Clubs and Activities

Every teacher at my kids’ school here in England is required to offer at least one extracurricular  club per term.  Some of the clubs take place during the lunch/recess hour and some take place after school, but just about every club is free.  They’re included in the price of tuition.  And there are so many […]

Growing Up

Growing Up

Over the weekend, Bridget left for a 6-day school trip to Barcelona.  It’s a seriously amazing trip and an incredible opportunity for her.  But… (there’s always a but…) All last week before the trip,  I would think about her leaving and feel a surge of panic and hysteria.  I could physically feel the fear rise […]

The World is Small

The World is Small

We are so lucky to live in a time when the world is so small.  From thousands of miles away, we can see, hear, and talk to our family and friends as though they were in the next room.  My children take it for granted because they’ve never known any other way, but I still […]

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