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A day at the office, 3 parts //mosey handmade, morning glory garden & mama

merry spring//bread day

merry spring//bread day

 

We have an early start to our day around here…

early light//sleepy heads

early light//sleepy heads

PicMonkey Collage9

naptime//mealtime

The littles wake with the sun, and there is work to be done. We have a little school in our house! This means many things, like bread day, soup day and rice day. All with their own set of recipes and each with their very own song.
we chippity chop, we kneed the dough and stir that rice pot.

table set//bunny hop

table set//bunny hop

Our school follows the rhythm of a Waldorf kindergarten and that means that as much as we work we also play!
There are carts of wool to be sorted, towers to be built, train rides to take and even some traveling to far away lands, like Boston!

polishing day//birthday

polishing day//birthday

We have a full day here in this house, me with my youngest on my back and my oldest playing about with her friends.
And at the end of that day a new day begins, one of snuggles and books read, one where usually my two little children curl up and fall fast asleep and then my life as a crafter and blogger begins. i have joked many times that my bed is my desk and in many ways it is. My children all nested in and my computer perched on the edge, me sitting Indian style on the floor rearranging my etsy shop or writing a blog post.

my littlest//bed as a desk

my littlest//bed as a desk

This is how we live and work. This is how I help support my family and stay centered, this is also in many ways my “me” time. My time to step away for a minute as wife and mother, and work at my craft. Then I suppose in someways isn’t it all a *mother’s craft*? The toast cut just right in the morning, the outfits for the children laid out and ready, the songs we sing and the way we apply ice pack after a fall and kisses after a scuffle. The way we write our to do list and check it off and gently add to it all day long.

setting the table//fancy slippers

setting the table//fancy slippers

that’s the thing about being a mother, it doesn’t have an ending. there is no closed sign to be turned over, and the lights may go out but we are always open for business.
and in a world that tries to put a name on what a wife and mother should be i say we are all crafters, lovingly eeking out what it means to us to be a family, and i hope a beautiful one at that.

You can read more about our days here:
www.littlebitsandbobbin.blogspot.com
See our little school here:
https://www.facebook.com/morningglorygarden

See what we sew and create at our etsy shop:

www.mosey.etsy.com

Follow us on instagram to see all the amazing dinners my husband cooks me! #morningglorywaldorfschool

 

 

 

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  • GermanDolls

    Awesome post, Jess! I love it very much!

  • Beccijo

    Such a lovely introduction to all that you are!

  • Rachel {Little Woodlanders}

    So beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing this!

  • Becca

    Beautiful post! It’s true, i love what you say about all mothers being crafters. it looks like your days are full & overflowing!

  • Rebecca DeCarle

    Such lovely photos! And so nice to read about you and your family…to get to know you better. :)

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