Tag: teen

dirty hands, peaceful heart

My hands are small, I know But they’re not yours, they are my own ~Jewel, “Hands” Raising a teenage daughter comes with it many interesting gifts and graces, and I am also learning to appreciate (to be read: “tolerate”) the feedback she likes to… Continue Reading “dirty hands, peaceful heart”

lessons learned: Nature’s therapy for teenage girls

Go out, go out I beg of you     And taste the beauty of the wild.     Behold the miracle of the earth     With all the wonder of a child.  ~Edna Jaques This weekend, I was given a great gift by Nature.  Nature turned my serious,… Continue Reading “lessons learned: Nature’s therapy for teenage girls”