life is not without change

I’ve been thinking about motherhood lately.  Just when I start to get the hang of being a Mama, something changes, and I’m reminded that I have no idea what I’m doing.  My baby is 8 months old now and she’s growing too fast.  I think about the months and years ahead and I’m giddy with excitement for what the future holds for her.  This year will be really challenging but fulfilling.  She will be one year old soon and then life will change again. In the spirit of motherhood, came across some quotes on Goodreads about being a mother and these … Continue reading life is not without change

knitting is never a waste of time

~quote of the day~ “Sometimes, people come up to me when I am knitting and they say things like, “Oh, I wish I could knit, but I’m just not the kind of person who can sit and waste time like that.” How can knitting be wasting time? First, I never just knit; I knit and think, knit and listen, knit and watch. Second, you aren’t wasting time if you get a useful or beautiful object at the end of it. I will remember that not everyone understands. I will resist the urge to ask others what they do when they … Continue reading knitting is never a waste of time

mother

My mother-in-law posted this beautiful poem on Facebook recently and I thought I would share it since today is International Women’s Day.  Grace Noll Crowell was an American author of poetry and children’s books.  Her biography on Wikipedia said that she was so popular that her husband had to quit his job to help her manage her writing career.  I celebrate successful women with a supportive husbands! Continue reading mother