I sat on the pillows that were laying on the floor and watched Mr. Coppertop as he assembled our new bed frame. Our older two were in the living room while our youngest roamed the house searching for anything that looked remotely interesting. Read More
I took my kids back to that dreaded place today. I shudder to even write it…the Mall. Last time we were there, I made the grave mistake of thinking my two-year-old and four-year-old were capable of sharing a sweet treat from Jamba Juice, after playing in the germ-infested play area. What’s a little sugar to top off the mall experience, right?
“Wherever you are, be all there.” -Jim Elliot.
As we set our goals for 2017, let’s remember that people are what matter most. Not everyone in the world, at every moment…but ones you are with right now. Read More
We are not doing any sort of Christmas advent this year. We do, however, have a little green and red construction paper chain hanging in our dining room. Does that count? I can’t say we started it for holy reasons, though. Read More
I usually make myself get up early to enjoy a few moments of quiet before the kids get up and bombard my senses. Mr. Coppertop has always been an early riser so it’s also a nice time for us to have a hot cup of coffee and get some reading in for the day. In a perfect world, this would happen every day, however my two year old has a propensity for morning life as well. Though quietness and solitude is not what he has in mind. Read More