Yesterday I was weeding my little garden and after uprooting a fistful of nettles, made a discovery. I called the kids over to see what I’d found.
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Brilliant red and the size of a pinhead, these baby ladybugs must have just hatched. They were clustered thickly on the weathered chunk of wood.

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We’ve been watching robins hatch and grow, identifying birdsong and wildflowers and enjoying the mysteries and miracles of summer. So inspiring!

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