We have a birthday very close to Christmas here. It is such a challenge to make my Joshua feel special this close to a huge holiday, but we do try each year 🙂 I did finally have to concede that his party would have to be celebrated at another time because none of the friends… Continue reading Happy Birthday Josh
There is an old comic strip that sat on my fridge for years, till it died in a military move, shuffled to death in some box. When I first cut the comic strip out of the paper (or got it from my mother, because we do that) it rang true for me. My life was… Continue reading Comics of Life
When I found out I was expecting my firstborn, I poured myself into books because I had no idea what I was doing. There are several that I would highly recommend for your parenting bookshelf, but one has recently been gifted to me that I am finding so encouraging and useful. I wonder where it… Continue reading The Love and Logic of Rasing Adults
Would you like to know what it looks like when a football teams shows some heart? It looks a whole lot like last Saturday at the Husker's stadium in Nebraska with the whole team running with a pediatric brain cancer patient running the football 69 yards for a touchdown... his childhood dream!!If you would like… Continue reading Well played, Nebraska, well played!!
I have been blessed with a family that likes taking pictures. This means that we rarely have to take dozens of family pictures to get a good one with everyone smiling.You may ask my secret? This is it: I tell everyone that as soon as I get a good family photo with everyone smiling, then… Continue reading WW: Goofy family
For today's Memory Lane, I am sharing one of my favorite videos of my Joshua. All my boys go through a phase where they will fall asleep wherever they are. Sometimes this means stretched across chairs or hanging off something while sleeping or even just passed out in front of the wood burning stove!Joshua did… Continue reading Tired boys.
Our week got off to a great start, thanks to some great advice from our Pastor's wife yesterday. I am hoping we can keep this up for about 6 months :-)One of the reasons I love homeschooling is the freedom it offers. I took advantage of that for years, letting my students do their tasks… Continue reading The new day dawns.