Suddenly it's September. Somehow it's already the end of the first week of school.
Every summer goes by a bit too fast, but this was a special year for our family, so the past few months went by in a blink.
I began a summer-long break from writing at the beginning of June, and soon after that we welcomed a perfect new baby girl into this world. So, less than two weeks into my little hiatus, mom and baby Sojourner were home full-time along with me. In a matter of a few more days, the school year had ended for our two boys, and we were all home together in a little time-space cocoon spun of family ties. It's a rare gift to have such free and uninterrupted time as an entire family, and we made the most of it -- on the road, in the woods, and especially at home together.
But then, on the first day of school, the bubble popped.Read More