After our hike on the dry rocks, I opened the van door and buckled my son into his car seat, I noticed some blue specks on the car mat. Detritus in the minivan is not that unusual so I didn’t think much about it. I…
When I look back at summer 2015, this is the picture that describes it best. That moment at the swimming pool when I was incapable of capturing even one more shot of my adorable baby smiling, my children progressing in their swimming lessons. It has been a full, fun summer . . . . and I am in absolute shock that it is almost over!
Wasn’t it just yesterday when we were headed out to swimming lessons in the rain?
And what about those July nights hanging out watching fireworks while eating barbecue.
Has art camp really come and gone?
I can just see my children lecturing me.
Mom, that was a long time ago!
Many birthdays ago.
Several teeth ago.
Pounds and inches ago.
Daring adventures ago.
Mothers always want to slow things down, to savor the time. Children are always eager to see what happens next.
And so it goes in our house.
It is time for change again.
The school year (and homeschool year) is ready to start again.
The first leaves are changing.
I’m not ready yet!
I don’t think I will ever be ready to let this summer go.
More organization posts to come but first I have a story to tell you.