summer.

Summer has its own sweet smell. There’s a combination of too-hot children, dust, creek water, fresh grass, and something sticky that I can’t quite put my finger on. But at the end of the day, when our 5yo slips his grimy hand into mine as we walk to check their crawdad trap, I know that […]

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Boys of summer.

Holden has been missing his playdates. While he LOVES school, his sense of accomplishment is jockeying for position with his sense of abandon. So while there are still long and warm afternoons coupled with fountains of water spraying up from the ground next to jungle gyms, we are carving out those last slices of summer […]

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