Happy Solstice!!

Greetings, beloved friends and family! I hope that you enjoyed a restful and cozy winter solstice, and delight in the beauty of the full moon as we celebrate the holidays. The sun is now returning to our lives, and despite the apparent darkness of modern times, there...
Preschool options: Peace or Grace?

Preschool options: Peace or Grace?

I wrote this post in June, as I was trying to figure out our preschool options. Yet, since it’s Teagan’s first week at preschool, it feels very timely to share. I choose to balance the best of both worlds, and enroll Teagan at Peace Learning Center on...

Life is Better with Teagan

I’m at home reflecting about life with my incredible daughter, Teagan Brenna Cronin, on her third birthday, while Teagan plays and snacks at soccer practice with Daddy and Bubby. Today feels like a very special day indeed, like every day with Teagan. Michael...

Music that inspires our family values

Music and inspiring songs have become one of our key family values.¬†For a while now I’ve been wanting to share songs that I sing to/with my kids that inspire us. Like most Mamas, I started out singing lullabies, and still do to my two year old. But now that my...

Our Most Anti-Climactic Date Night Ever

Over the weekend we had our most anti-climactic date night ever, but instead enjoyed a cozy night. My Dad was in town to pick up my mom from a trip, so we felt like we needed to take advantage of the opportunity. So, we enjoyed an early BBQ dinner, got Teagan to sleep...