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Author Archives: Thekla Richter
I read a book once about how marriage is like a crucible… a container you heat up to a really high temperature, melting something in it before you pour it into a mold. To me, parenting has really been like … Continue reading
Last year, I was too sleep-deprived to blog about my one-word theme for 2011, but I did choose one: nurture. I wanted to focus on gently feeding and supporting myself, my child, my husband, my friends and family, and my … Continue reading
This holiday season, my husband and I officially declared a season of No Travel. Photo by Lovefusion Photography That means no planes and no sleeping away from home– or more to the point, no worrying about how to make sure … Continue reading
This week, I was good to myself by going to a yoga class…. the second time I’ve gone to this particular class, returning after trying it out last week. I can’t remember the last time I went to a class … Continue reading
My toddler is a great creative playmate and teacher. Here’s a snapshot of some of the things I’m grateful to be learning or doing with him: Enjoying bright colors Playing mama’s drum together Noticing my assumptions about the world Learning … Continue reading
Today I’m participating in a blog promotion to help readers discover new sites. If you’d like to check out some of the other blogs participating, click on over to Hexemaus Farms to learn about the Johnsons and their ongoing transformation … Continue reading
As a stay-at-home mom, I find getting exercise to be really, really hard. I have two strikes against me: one is of course the intense time committment of taking care of my 13-month-old. The other is the fact that I … Continue reading
My first Mother’s Day wasn’t quite what I had hoped for. We all had colds, and we were all exhausted. And Baby A still isn’t sleeping well at all. Just when we thought things were getting better… we went back … Continue reading
Back when I spent more time on LiveJournal, many people I connected with there would post a “Thankful Thursday” list weekly mentioning some things they are thankful for. I’m going to experiment with writing about a few things I’m thankful … Continue reading