We took some Jr. High kids to Joshua Tree to go hiking. It was an amazing day. The wild flowers were blooming, the rock formations were eye catching, and the growth of new vegetation among the burn areas were inspiring.
Many new moms are given this advice, “rest when the baby rests.” It is important to do this so you have the strength to enjoy your new little one. The temptation is to get caught up on cleaning while the child is resting which deprives you of the energy it takes to build that relationship. If you think about rearing a child into adulthood successfully it is through the relationship that is established from the beginning. read more