Love, Hope, & Coffee

Caffeinated musings on motherhood

Month: September 2014

The Kindergarten Honeymoon is Over

During her first week of kindergarten, our oldest daughter radiated excitement and energy.… Read More

The Start of Letting Go



At some point before my oldest child’s second birthday, I had a conversation with another weary mom that ended with this punchline: “The days are long, but the years are short.”

The full meaning of this saying struck me this week, as we prepared to send Julia to full-day kindergarten at our local elementary school.… Read More