what I’ve been reading. early spring edition.

Somehow the start of March still counts as spring for my heart. Even as we’re still shoveling snow and bundling up, the hope of spring feels near. My son’s birthday is in March, and even though it isn’t technically spring until TODAY, his celebration feels like a new beginning for me just the same. I’ve…

the secret when you’re overwhelmed.

It sounds like you’re overwhelmed. Do you remember what that big word means?” Her scrunched nose and puzzled look mirrored the “no” that came out of her mouth. “Do you remember what it feels like when your room is a big mess and it’s time to clean it up? And you think it is too…