An Autumn Bucket List

October has always been my favorite month and there is nothing in the world like that gorgeous smell of cooler days in the air and the gorgeous fiery shades of leaves changing color to reds, oranges and golds before they drift slowly to the earth. There are so many things that I love to do…

Marina Goes to School // livelovesimple.com

Marina Grace Goes to School

Marina started school last week. As usual, her path was very different from her brothers. Roman started preschool when he was just 3-years-old at the Co-op at our church. I loved that program because it was play-based and it was just a few days a week for a couple of hours each day. Unfortunately, after…

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Roman Starts 1st Grade

Roman started 1st grade a few weeks ago. This, like many of the milestones of his childhood, was bittersweet for me. I was reading through old blog posts the other day and I stumbled upon this one that I wrote when Roman was 3-weeks-old. In the post I was sharing about how emotional I was.…