desire · Simple Musings

My Only New Year’s Resolution

She’s three. She goes to nursery school, soccer, ballet. She is most always forced to walk as I carry her little brother to and fro. She is the “big sister.” The independent one. That afternoon, she was my little girl. “Mom, do you want to come cuddle with me in your bed?” she asked. I… Continue reading My Only New Year’s Resolution

My Heart

Anything You Say or Do

My mom lifted the lid to my old childhood sandbox, revealing a large, ugly toad, sitting right in the middle of it. My children looked on with fascination at the creature while my mom, my sister, and I screamed, jumping up and down to no end. My son, unfazed by our reaction, went to climb… Continue reading Anything You Say or Do