My Big Boy Turns 12 Today

I went to bed early last night and woke at a crazy hour this morning. I was trying to figure out why I couldn’t sleep (besides the twins crawling into bed and sleeping on my head) and I wonder if it is because I am deeply thinking about my big boy turning 12 today. I … Read more

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Christmas Caroling

The following links go directly to YouTube videos. I carefully chose renditions where the volume was decent and the recording was clear. They include a variety of artists. Enjoy! We Three Kings Hark The Herald Angels Sing O Come, O Come, Emmanuel Angels From The Realms Of Glory O Little Town Of Bethlehem God Rest … Read more

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Top Ten Christmas Decorations From My Childhood

This is what greeted the kids Christmas morning last year.  When I think about Christmas decorations from my childhood, certain images are recalled almost immediately. Today, I want to take you down memory lane. 1) Pipe Cleaner Candy Canes We made pipe cleaner candy canes by twisting a red and a while pipe cleaner together. … Read more

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Homeschool Mother’s Journal

In my life this week… We celebrated Victoria Day by watching the parade on television.  In our homeschool this week… As a family we discussed our goals for next year (and the rest of this year).  Places we’re going and people we’re seeing… My sister (and some of her kids) came over to work on … Read more

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Remembering Motherhood

I have been a mother for a little over 10 years and what a ride it has been. I have five children and each one of them is uniquely wonderfully made and they vastly contrast each other in their personalities and talents. Being a mother is my greatest joy and sometimes it is my greatest … Read more

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Photo Fun

I was looking through some old photos in search of a photo for another project. I found this cute photo and couldn’t resist some photo fun. I cropped it, altered the lighting, and changed it to black and white. This is a picture of my youngest son Zion. He has a twin sister (Hosanna). He … Read more

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