Christmas Tree Tendencies

Christmas before kids used to be a very precise affair. Ornaments were hung in exact locations. Decorations were never out of alignment. Even the buffet table had a very particular order, purpose and intention. Now, order is not necessarily a bad thing. The trouble can come in the rigidness of said order. When it becomes … Continue reading Christmas Tree Tendencies

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Creativity Re-Imagined

Sometimes the most powerful lessons come from the most innocent perspectives. Last night, I had a profound lesson in the nature of creativity. Our daughter, Kalliste, was singing a song she made up on the spot. I should note, this is actually a common occurrence in our house. She will often be inspired to sing her way … Continue reading Creativity Re-Imagined