12 Favorite Children’s Books Kids and Parents will want to Sit and Read

I grew up in my mom’s lap, reading and being read to; pointing at pictures, asking questions, letting the images and voices and moments and words sink into my memories, establishing themselves as pieces of my childhood, fitting together unexpectedly at different moments with soft, rounded corners, flashes of color, pangs of humor or nostalgia, and the occasional sharp edge. I took a children’s lit … Continue reading 12 Favorite Children’s Books Kids and Parents will want to Sit and Read

Saying farewell to 2020 with thankfulness and grace…

I was in church a few weeks ago. It was the first time I’d been to mass since before Covid and it was a different experience, wearing masks and socially distancing, trying to come together as a church community when the very nature of this virus demands separation. I started thinking about all COVID has taken from us, all the ways it’s demanded we stop … Continue reading Saying farewell to 2020 with thankfulness and grace…