Green peas, weddings, acorns and more! A Thankful Tuesday post

Look at that guy. Is he posing for GQ?

Yesterday’s lunch when a newly 6-month-old baby was simultaneously consuming and expelling puréed green peas all over his face: This made his older brother laugh hysterically. Which caused the little babes smile like a hero. He made his big brother laugh! So they both stared at each other over lunch, both smiling and knowing whatever [Read More...]

And, a list!

Here are the thankful things: Home again! Home again! Yes, it’s not the same home, but it’s still our home. The sweetest little place with a fairytale-esque stone path through a garden and a wall that’s orange for no particular reason. And a perfectly cozy nursery for my baby where I can rock him and [Read More...]

80 degrees, cool breeze, breakfast tacos: a list

It’s Thankful Tuesday! A List: Eighty degrees and a cool breeze! My baby sleeping on me outside in the shade while my husband and little boy laugh and make up games in the apartment complex pool. A holiday and we’re all home together. Time to read and hear the Psalms. Breakfast tacos in Austin, Texas. [Read More...]

First Day of Preschool (!) Thankful

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Many reasons to be grateful today: August is so ready for some friends and a schedule. He loved his art school in San Francisco and I know he’s going to thrive at real preschool. Circle time! Playing with new kids! Eating lunch without his mama! (And then going home with her 15 minutes later…) It’s [Read More...]

Some Wednesdays are for Grateful

That’s why I have this list: Is there a better way to love your friend than to fly to her home in a cool city that you never get to see because you’re stuck in her air conditioned (PTL!) apartment for three days helping her feed, clean and tuck in her kids? Cat Prewitt is [Read More...]

All the gifts…I’m thankful

For Brooksie’s sweet excitement after bath time when I’m going to give him a lotion-y baby massage. (We’re talking arms swinging-giggles here.) That my baby is 5-months-old today! How did this happen? For birds on branches outside this impermanent apartment. For the house we found last week that we’ll move into in a month. For [Read More...]


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