My Gift from the Sea 

“The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach – waiting for a gift from the sea.” ~Anne Morrow Lindenberg How many times can I return to the same book? Every summer Gifts from the Sea calls my name.  Some summer IContinue reading “My Gift from the Sea “


We have hit that stage. Whenever Chet doesn’t get what he wants, he flings himself backwards. He wails. He cries. Sometimes he tries to hit or bite or pull hair. He knows what he wants. After an exhausting evening, both boys tucked into bed, Christian and I just stared at each other. How does oneContinue reading “Tantrums”