We are committed to our resolutions to be wiser, calmer, even Savvy-er parents.
We are committed to taking stock and keeping track in the warmest, lightest-hearted way we can find. We are committed to enjoying the journey of life with our little ones. Sure, sometimes all we want to do is clutch them close (and yes, sometimes we daydream about whether we'd be able to stuff them into a Baby Bjorn again just for the privilege of holding them so tightly). And sometimes we wish we could fast-forward to teenage years just for the weekend sleeping in. But more times, we delight in their growth and changes and steps (and regressions), and we wish to celebrate them for who they are at this very moment.
So, celebrate them we will. In writing. With journals, in any and all forms. Starting here:
Can you hear it? It's the collective sigh of relief from parents all over the country as we put away the last of the holiday things and find our calendars free again. After the fast pace of parenting that takes us from Thanksgiving through New Year's... read more
As any parent of a preschooler knows, there is plenty of journal material at hand. Our kids do something funny every day. They do something touching or strange or beautiful every day. They do something we want to remember every single day. And as... read more