Nobody crawls anyway


Recently I read an article about a new book coming out called "Slow Parenting". Slow parenting is about letting kids be and grow at their own pace. It's about not rushing their developmental milestones and forgetting the timeline printed in books. I discovered this on my own with my second child. He was a slow … Continue reading Nobody crawls anyway

Complicated X4


That's what my mother predicted. Yup. The Queen Mother had it right. Of course, she spoke from experience. She said a second child would complicate things, not x2, but x4. The laws of physics and logic do not apply here. I thought she was exaggerating. You know mothers. We exaggerate to make a point... or … Continue reading Complicated X4

First Flight


  The baby birds have flown! Recently I posted about a mother bird who had nested in my flower box. In my last post, the baby birds were already full feathered, but still had not flown. I had mentioned how the mother had been cooing at them from the floor and that I thought she was … Continue reading First Flight

The Events that Transpired During a Thursday Afternoon


It was a bright and beautiful Thursday afternoon, but for some reason the Rosas children did not want to go outside to play. They were tackling their most recent artistic endeavour: paint. It was quiet; as usually happens during painting spells. The flow of colored ooze just brings peace into the house. That is of course, … Continue reading The Events that Transpired During a Thursday Afternoon