Taking care of a toddler isn’t easy. Adorable, joyful moments are flanked by tantrums, creating a roller coaster of frustration for parents. Community blogger Elise Hofer Derstine shares the story of her 1-year-old moving into a challenging phase, as well as her appreciation for spring.
The relationship between grief and joy is complex – one can’t exist without the other. This year, community blogger Elise Hofer Derstine is giving thanks for those bittersweet moments that bring the two into focus.
Elise Hofer Derstine reflects on “real life” versus what appears on social media, and describes moments — both good and bad — that can’t be captured in a photograph.