November 29, 2022
Unconditional love and acceptance. A safe harbour. Joy and delight in their presence. A commitment to always hold the space open for the relationship. Our job is to love these children.
October 21, 2021
I had been feeling like I’m ready for this next stage. I’m revelling in it many days. But then there’s the tug, an ache, the memories.
October 5, 2021
I am in the beginnings of the life stage where the load of responsibility for my children has significantly lightened. I feel it and I love it!
September 20, 2021
There’s been a longish season over the last few years of questioning my counter-cultural choices, everything from family finances to child raising. And then I decided to go to grad school.
June 2, 2021
Come hell or high water, come lockdowns and curfews, come transitions and discomfort, come mental health crises and loss of community, we were going to see our family through this difficult season.
January 7, 2021
My children cannot un-belong to me with poor behaviour, lifestyle choices, or even heinous actions. They are always my children. And I will always be here for them. Their choices might move them “away” from me physically or relationally, but I will never disown them, they are part of me, always.
October 1, 2020
The story of my experience, my state of mind and state of heart, as we end our homeschool journey during a global pandemic in a time of heightened awareness of racial injustice.