Today is Daphne’s seventh birthday. Hurray! Her sensitivity, humor and curiosity fill my heart every day.

This past year was really hard for Daphne, but our family pulled together in a way that makes me feel optimistic.

One of the happiest changes, since we began homeschooling, is what Daphne says to me when I tuck her in and kiss her goodnight, a mantra of sorts: “Mama, I’m so sad today is over, and I’m excited for tomorrow.” Read more