She is fierce // livelovesimple.com

She is fierce.

“And though she be but little, she is fierce.” –William Shakespeare At 2.5 this little girl exhibits more strength & ferocity in a day than I have in my entire life. She knows what she wants, and she doesn’t accept no for an answer. She is fearless & determined when she wants to be; and…

// cultivate joy

Last week I took the kids to the park. While they were playing on the playground — running around, climbing, jumping, going up and down the slides — I sat down on the swing. I started swinging back-and-forth. Pumping my legs, going higher and then higher still. Suddenly I was flying through the air. I…

summer pool daze

Summer Daze // Splish Splash

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” –Henry James Summer hasn’t officially arrived yet, but we are already into our second heatwave of the year. Temperatures during the day are soaring up to 100° F (38 °C). Although it feels more like August than…