Teenagers


A mama milkweed guarding her chrysalides

A mama milkweed guarding her chrysalides

As parents, we're sheltering chrysalides. Like the milkweed plant, parents can provide the conditions that make their children feel safe to hold onto them during their most vulnerable time.

How to Plan a Craftsy Art Party

How to Plan a Craftsy Art Party

Craftsy online classes are high quality productions with excellent teachers. You can go through the lessons on your own but you can also host a party with these classes, providing art or craft instruction for teens or adults. There's so much you can do with a Craftsy class.

Containers & Possibilities - Questions about connectivity, productivity and technology

Containers & Possibilities - Questions about connectivity, productivity and technology

My current problem with the internet, and connectivity in general, is the way it fills every space of my life because it can and because I've let it.

A snowy Saturday in February (and the kids are growing up)

A snowy Saturday in February (and the kids are growing up)

Photographing my heart's joy and delight, it's what I do. But as my "delights" grow and move to independence, as they have experiences completely apart from me, in such healthy and beautiful ways, I guess I'll content myself with photographing the morning snow.

Christmas Stories: First Day of Skiing

Christmas Stories: First Day of Skiing

Things change over the years. Skiing together is something we've managed to hold on to, though it too has evolved.

14 :: 41

14 :: 41

The end of every November Brienne has a birthday, and then, sure as the spinning of the earth on which our birthdays depend, seven days later I too have a birthday. Exactly one week apart.

These kids

These kids

In general I don't post a ton of kid photos on the blog. This isn't a "these are my kids" blog, but today it is.