I get it. People needed to mark this point in time. The cold grey days start to get noticeably lighter and longer. There are wee hopeful signs of a life on the barren landscape. Why not celebrate, embrace, and lighten things up a bit. Call it Imbolc, or Candlemas, or Ground Hog's Day... the point is we're half way to spring. It's a reason to smile.
MamaRoots and the fox and beaver are from Jalu Toys.)
But more than anything we're just enjoying those extra minutes each day and those extra degrees each afternoon and keeping our faces towards the sun. My girl is finding her independence.