This week was wonderful, but BUSY. So much so that my brain just can't even tonight. So here are just 5 funny things about me that I can't seem to get a handle on in my life. No, none of them are crucial to functioning, but one would think I could master this weird list … Continue reading Friday 5: Five I “Can Nots”
I've officially started this review 4 times. It just gets too long because I have THAT much to say about this book! If you don't feel like committing to my long explanation here, just know that this book is 1) A Quick Read--we all appreciate that! 2) Extremely Practical--so many real life techniques, not just … Continue reading Love and Logic: A Review
I love to cook, and I love to try new baking things, but often I just don't have the time or energy to invest in something that may or may not turn out well. At this point in my kitchen, there are 3-4 tiny people at all times, so when a recipe includes the word … Continue reading Friday 5: Five Quick Desserts to Impress (or at least just taste really good…)
Alright, guys. Horton Hears a Who? What a horrifying children's story... Because the community doesn't believe the elephant's story about a tiny world of people living on a speck of dust, a group of terrifying monkeys led by a vicious kangaroo imprison, tie up, and threaten to boil Horton's beloved Who's??? Overreaction? While I do … Continue reading We are here! We are here! We are here!
6 Sleeps 'til Christmas!!! That's how everyone measures time, right? In sleeps? We are so enjoying this season, and we hope you are too. Because we love celebrating the gift of Christ and the love He inspires, it is easy to want to go overboard with gifts. I blame most of it on Jeff and … Continue reading The 4 Gift Focus
CHRISTMAS!!!!! We love Christmas. We love the entire Christmas season. The traditions, the decorations, all honoring the significance of Christ and the love we get to share. But today...let's talk CHRISTMAS MUSIC! In our house, Christmas music begins on the drive home from Trick-or-Treating. We know, we know. Some are very passionate about holding off … Continue reading Friday 5: Five Favorite Christmas Albums
A while back, we did a little feature on Walt and mentioned his "wonky" kidney. Since then, we have completed follow-up testing and have a little update to share. 1) God is Good Yes...yes. And to finish the expression, "God is good, ALL THE TIME. And all the time, God is good." But we'd like … Continue reading God’s Goodness and a Kidney
(Disclaimer: This post is just something I'm pumped to talk about as a parent. But it is graphic. If you don't like reading about bodily functions, maybe tune in to another post. But if you are in the trenches of potty training, or will be soon, this is FOR YOU! And you are probably already … Continue reading Adventures in Anti-Potty Training
Games are pretty much the best. We love all types of games: board games, virtual games, good ol' fashioned charades, anything that gets people together and having a good time. But games only go so far when the group begins to grow in size. This summer, we have spent tons of time with our youth … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Favorite Group Games
Oh my goodness. My sweet baby girl. She's 5! Something about being a whole hand makes her seem definitively, unquestionably a kid and NOT a baby. NOT a toddler. NOT little in any way. And I'm not sad. I need to correct this, because I think I've communicated this pseudo-sadness to some people. Because I'm … Continue reading She’s 5, and I’m not sad!