Like my little family back home, in Indiana. From chores to camping, the tender moments are taken and memories are made.
Leaf raking, Christmas tree farming, hiking, camping and all the activity that four small bodies can handle!
When the nest is empty and we have options about how we fill the void, we can choose to make time for tender moments.
Tonight is Family Night in my house. Where two people define the family.
Bruce and I will prepare dinner - together.
Send Celia on her nightly hunt and give her a bone (to brush her teeth) while we enjoy our meal.
Then, tonight, we'll make some time for his studies.
But, he wants to do what "they" say he cannot do. He has Thank You notes to write.
There is nothing more tender than setting aside the hustle, the bustle, the tensions and the demands of a day to encourage my husband.
These are tender and trusting moments that are difficult to articulate, even for me.
I'm linking up with Courtney and others, at Women Living Well. We're rising to a challenge to Make Our Homes a Haven.
P.S. I just have to tell you how incredible the baking gingerbread cookies smell right now. Simply heavenly.