We have a small backyard and I would love for it to be more interesting for the kids. I came across this picture a very long time ago and it is very inspiring for me. With spring quickly approaching (okay, maybe just in my imagination), I thought I would share this idea with you. Take Continue reading
Grandma took the big boys (Elisha, Moses, Malachi) out for lunch one day last week.The waitress came to the table to ask the kids what they wanted for dessert. She told them that they had a choice between ice cream, M&M’s, and Skittles. Malachi answered, “I don’t want ice cream because it will put my Continue reading
Grandma was over for supper and a short visit one day recently. While she was here, she asked Hosanna to take her iPad over to Daddy so he could update some apps for her. Hosanna took the iPad and started to walk over to Daddy, who had my laptop sitting on his knee. She took Continue reading
I know that it is important to have a bedtime routine. I have seen all these wonderful bedtime routines that parents create for their children. I have read how to do all the right things. I had this perfect bedtime routine all worked out in my head, but none of them worked for us. Our Continue reading
Extended Christmas Vacation I am so thankful that I added an extra week of vacation into our plans. I guess God knew that we would need the extra time to rest and enjoy each other and our Christmas gifts before life kicks into high gear again. I don’t know if I have ever told you Continue reading
Someone shared this little video on my personal facebook and I just had to share. I think this is the coolest thing. BAMBOO BIKE from Oakland North on Vimeo.
We got an Xbox for Christmas last year (as in 2010). We got the Kinect version and we used it for PE last winter. Then one day it quit working. We procrastinated on getting it fixed only to discover shortly before Christmas this year that it was only the cord that needed replacing, which The Continue reading
I Will Always Get What I’ve Always Got I was thinking about this phrase this morning as I prepared to move all of my draft posts forward for another month. The truth is that half (or more) of those ideas are no longer relevant to me or where I want to take this blog. I Continue reading