Many years, including this one, on this day many people celebrate the first day of autumn, a time of dramatic seasonal change. For me, however, this day has a far greater significance. On September 22, nineteen years ago, I became a mom, a time of dramatic personal change.
Simple, quiet acts of love are not only sweet but are an important part of a strong relationship.
Frustrated when you kid is abrupt with you when you interrupt what s/he’s doing? Maybe it’s not so much about you and your feelings. How can you let go of feeling hurt or angry when they don’t react the way you wanted?
That’s a very brave thing to do no matter what your creation is – because opening up something you have made to judgement can leave you feeling quite vulnerable. Yet he is willing to do it.
Always, always, the preparing and sharing of food was a connection for our family, even at its most basic, subconscious level. I made this for you. I accept this from you.