Out of the Mouths of Babes: The Gift of a Shared Rainbow

Not long ago, my daughter raced in from playing outside. “Mommy, Mommy! YOU HAVE TO COME SEE THIS!!!”   (Mommy was busy making dinner and hoped that whatever was the source of her excitement would be worth it.) Sure enough, my girl was right. Not only was it an amazing rainbow that arced from one side […]

Joy in the Mundane: Our Ritual of Hunting for Paperclips

Do you ever wonder how some traditions start?  You don’t exactly set out to create one, but before long, you find yourself doing the behavior so often that it becomes a ritual.   One day my daughter and I were at the ATM.  I punched in my passcode and waited for my money to pop […]