Mantras

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