Yet the need to run and move was a biological imperative. We would bundle up, and we would play. So help us, we would play.
My friend Jen recently passed this quote my way: "Remember, you are not managing an inconvenience; You are raising a human being." ~ Kittie Franz
And so, I decided to embrace the mud, and let the boys play.
Later on, we came home and cleaned off. In the bowels of my freezer, I found some blackberries, picked last summer, and frozen for a day precisely like this.
Each and every one.