Moms of toddlers. Silence may be golden to rest of the world, but it is cause for alarm (or at the very least, an investigation) in our homes, am I right?
Silence is what sent me on an early morning hunt an hour ago.
And I found … [Keep reading…]
Ash Wednesday was yesterday, and for those of us who practice it and look for it, the Lenten advice is flying. What to give up? What to sacrifice? What to add to your life that would be meaningful and God-honoring? Why Lent in the first place? What's … [Keep reading…]
As of yesterday at 3:30, the kitchen is finished! Well, the contract work is finished. We are still working on moving in, which means dragging up boxes and boxes of kitchen stuff from the basement, washing every bit of it (construction is messy!), … [Keep reading…]
Saturday night was a rough one. After being gone all the live long day for a basketball tournament in an ice storm (but we won, so Yay!), I was ready to crash at 8pm. But I didn't, of course. I was up messing around in the new kitchen (I know, I owe … [Keep reading…]
I'm a firm believer in natural consequences as a learning tool.
You ignore your alarm or my wake up call? Be frantic or late to school. You forget your PE shoes or instrument? Suffer the consequences set by the teacher. Stubborn about tonight's … [Keep reading…]
I told myself I was going to blog more last week, at least get a menu plan up, and then this happened.
And I ended up completely sidetracked by progress.
We are close, friends. So close. So close that with every … [Keep reading…]
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Ok, I know some of you are still buried in snow. We're actually still buried in remodeling madness here, but I've decided that every season … [Keep reading…]
Confession: I've never used a baby monitor with any of my five children. Actually, the word never is quite harsh. I did receive one at my very first baby shower 11 years ago, and it sat on a shelf neatly packaged for 5 years and 3 children. One day … [Keep reading…]
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Ok, fine. I forgot. The bad news: I don't have many photos. The good news: It's pretty easy to remember the details of the day, so here goes!
6:30 ~ Alarm. On a Saturday. I know! Busy day ahead, so I got dressed, made the Big Three breakfast … [Keep reading…]