Fearlessly Beautiful

"Am I beautiful, Mommy?" my almost five year old asks. She spins in a second-hand, slightly faded dress. Her hair's a bit of a tangled nest from just waking up, and her sash is untied, hanging loose around her. She is young, but already soaking in so much of the world around her. Maybe too much. I think, how? How in … Continue reading Fearlessly Beautiful

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Why Caterpillars Make Better Company

I was tidying up my daughter's bedroom today, and I was simply struck by how much she loves butterflies. They are on her walls, her area rug, her pillow case. She paints them. She sings about them. Man. They get so much hype. So much has been said, metaphorically and otherwise, in poetry, art, songs, about the delicate beauty … Continue reading Why Caterpillars Make Better Company