Saturday was busy (birthday party and festival in the city) and Sunday was lazy (gloriously lazy) and today was just right in a down-home kinda way.
The girls decorated pencil boxes, one who's going off to the big box school excitedly, and one who says she wants to homeschool always.
We prepped elderberries for making syrup and tincture.
It wasn't flashy or grand, but it was a very satisfying day. It makes me think of this quote "As we get older and our kids grow up, we eventually come to realize that all the big things in our lives are really the direct result of how we've handled all the little things."
—Pam Sorooshian (an unschooling parent)
Camille and Papa are asleep. The two littlest are awake and giggling and it's time for me to settle them in and read stories to Sylvia and nurse Ayla, until their eyelids feel heavy....