The Birds and the Bees

“Where do babies come from?” It’s that age-old question we parents often dread. Our family has been fielding variations on this inquiry for years now. We finally had the official ‘sex talk’ with all six kids whilst sitting around the kitchen table recently. Any child who watches a mother or family friend’s belly expand throughout …

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Now is Eternity

Our eldest disappeared over the crest of the hill. His younger brother followed him. One by one the kids made their way out of my sight. It was early spring and the ground had suddenly awakened. The sky was a dazzling blue, the grass was vibrant, and the clouds – the clouds felt so close …

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