Just this past week, our baby has gone potty all by herself. Granted, she’s using a plastic imitation from Target (because she is way too short for the original john), but hey, we are one step closer to no diapers. A dream come true… Read More
My sister-in-law gave me an old, novel for my birthday. (The year 1911 to be exact and a copy from the first print!) Most ordinary girls would probably turn a nose (quite literally) at this musty gift, but it made my nerdy heart swell with joy. Read More
I sat down on the reclining patio chair to supervise my barefooted cherubs in the backyard. I made a mental note that the sun was very hot and I hoped the garter snakes stay away till we go inside. Read More
Bubbles are floating around Cinderella’s head as she scrubs the floors on our living room TV. I’m rushing through the dinner-making process, trying not to knock over our eleven-month-old who is using my pant leg for balance. Read More
Sundays are my day to cease from striving. I try my best to worship God, unplug, rejuvenate, and reevaluate the day to day. Since we’ve had an extra long weekend, I’ve done a little thinking about how to remove some of my unnecessary stresses, by developing some better habits and tidying up some that are already set in place. Read More
We have a couple ‘crazy hours’ throughout our day. They are typically the hour before lunch and the hour before dinner. I don’t know if it’s low-blood sugar or a bored anxiety but my kids’ energy goes through the roof. Read More
Today I’m sharing some of our favorite screen-free activities. My kids are getting to the age that I’m trying to get them to engage in more independent activities (even if it is only for a few minutes).
My goal is not to entertain them but to prompt them to creativity and independence.