Our Montessori Life at Six Months

The last three months have added smiles, giggles, and a budding love of reading, among so many other joys, to the infinite well of love I feel for my son.  In a flurry of developmental activity, he has eaten his first solid food (egg yolk), learned to wield a spoon with amazing accuracy, found his … Continue reading Our Montessori Life at Six Months


A Day in the Life of a Montessori Baby and his WAHM

I am truly grateful for all of the influences and gifts that have allowed me to parent in a way that truly feels right.  Job opportunities, finances, and education have come together to provide a pretty ideal circumstance to raise a little one.  However, there is one commodity that I could not possibly do without: … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Montessori Baby and his WAHM

The essentials

This weekend was packed! We hosted overnight guests on Friday and Saturday nights - and, of course, we fed them mightily. So the constant stream of dishes and delightful conversation can tire a girl out. Now that a resonant cough has settled in for both my husband and I, we have definitely been laying low … Continue reading The essentials


Tidying my tasks for Fall

For me, there is a natural energy to Fall that inspires personal organization and reordering of priorities.  Maybe it is a remnant of the excited energy of getting back to school.  Maybe I get a whiff of new year's inspiration as I think of apples and honey for Rosh Hashanah.  However it arrives, it is … Continue reading Tidying my tasks for Fall


Beginning a weekend

What should I do this weekend?  I have a whole two days lined up with nothing specific planned.  OK, we may be headed into Seattle tonight depending on how our friends' moving schedule works out today.  Otherwise, the slate is totally blank. There is much to do.  I have to keep scanning documents in an … Continue reading Beginning a weekend