Faded Red Sled

Love this reminder to never neglect the child still inside us for too long.

The Unschooled Educator

I did something this morning that was a bit unlike me. See, I’m the more structured parent. The one that makes sure showers are regular, rugs are vacuumed and thank you cards are written, but I can be silly. I love to laugh, but it seems like the older I get, the harder it is to be spontaneous. Sometimes my husband will see me dancing in the kitchen like a goon or hear me making up a song in a silly voice. He recently said something to me that was meant as a reminder, but in the same sense hurt my feelings. “There’s the Rebecca that I love.” It stopped me in my goon-like dance moves. What do you mean? “No, nothing. I just love when you act like that.” It got me thinking; where did THAT Rebecca go and I miss her too.

It’s a lot easier to be…

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