Category Archives: Babies

~ The Cost of a Baby ~

‘How much do babies cost?’ said he The other night upon my knee; And then I said: ‘They cost a lot;   A lot of watching by a cot, A lot of sleepless hours and care, A lot of heartache and despair, A lot of fear and trying dread, And sometimes many tears are shed […]

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Smile Over the Cradle

“Woe to him who smiles not over a cradle, and weeps not over a tomb. He who has never tried the companionship of a little child, has carelessly passed by one of the greatest pleasures of life, as one who passes a rare flower without plucking it or knowing its value. The gleeful laugh of […]

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Tender Lives

“It is a great thing to take these young and tender lives, rich with so many possibilities of beauty, of joy, of power, all of which may be wrecked, and to become responsible for their shaping and training and for the up-building of their character. This is what must be thought of in the making […]

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The First Smile 💙

  If this is one of the rewards of my daily tasks of mothering … I consider this a cherry on top … witnessing baby Luther’s first smile …  

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Daily Life {Our Newly Inducted Family of Eleven}

“…in a time lacking in truth and certainty and filled with anguish and despair, no woman should be shamefaced in attempting to give back to the world, through her work, a portion of its lost heart.” -Louise Bogan     Have you stepped outside lately? Or have you been hunkering down inside your home, fearful […]

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