on every day matters

I chased my youngest around the yard this afternoon. I watched him feed grass to the chickens, collect toys that older kids had cast aside, and climb in and out of the wagon. He toddled happily, jabbering a bit here and there, but mostly content to soak in the sun and wander freely. I thought…

steady on

I spent a long sixty minutes in the pediatrician’s office the other day.  Fifty minutes was waiting for the doctor. Four minutes was the doctor’s visit. And then six minutes was trying to gear up, put things away, and find the baby’s missing shoe. Several things occurred to me during that visit. As I sat on the…