Finding Mommy

Now more than ever, we need books about mothers. We need our own connection restored, and we need to forge it fresh for our own children all year round, after all the Mother’s Day cards have been taken off the shelves.

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Sharing a World

I look for small ways to help the older realize his brother is not merely a supporting role in his story, but has a story of his own. It’s a lesson I want them to take to heart about humanity in general. I have found a few picture books that help my cause.

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Wild Things on Ash Wednesday

Lent is here and I am not myself…. Like Max in his little wolf-suit footie jammies, we need to live in our animal skins for a bit without consequence, learn to feel what lives underneath, and find our way back to human together.

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