The Morning Basket: A Place for the Good, True & Beautiful | Wildflowers and Marbles
How did the Morning Basket come to be? As my children grew and I added younger children to the mix of older children it became clear to me that expectations might be changing, but our philosophy hadn't changed just because a child reached a certain age. There was a need to anchor the day for all of us in our familiar, gentle way. I began to brainstorm a basket of inspiration that could be ageless in its offerings, that spanned abilities, that spoke to beauty and loveliness, and gave the day an inspiring start. My idea was to gather a collection of offerings that all the children would want to be a part of...a collection that could almost stand on its own for the day's work if needed. And thus, the Morning Basket came to be! A collection of the good; living ideas that we would all start our day with and grow out of. So, what's in the morning basket? This varies from season to season and from year to year, but I'll give you an idea of what resides in our morning basket right now. It