There are so many days when staying at home is a joy. And there some days when I just feel alone and isolated. I say this not to complain about staying at home with my children, which I love, but to acknowledge and share something that I feel is missing in our society. Awhile back, … Continue reading Thirsting for community
It has been awhile (about a year!) since I blogged. I stopped writing since I wasn't feeling the best - I had "morning sickness" all day long. And then I just got lazy. 🙂 We welcomed our newest addition to our family on 12-12-2012, a joyous occasion! Josephine is a sweet and easy-going baby, though … Continue reading 45 Simple Things that Make my Children Smile
I have a love/hate relationship with parenting books. I love them because when I pick one up I am hopeful it will hold the solution to whatever problem I am facing at the moment that seems so overwhelming. And I despise them because they have a way of making you feel like a failure when … Continue reading My love/hate relationship with parenting books
I love the stage my twins are in right now. They are learning so much, they love to imitate, and they are learning how to interact with others. These past couple weeks they have done a few things that I thought would be fun to share with you. A helping hand For Christmas the girls … Continue reading Cute/Funny things my children did this week
I'll be honest with you. Before college I never used many cuss words. And then, without the parents around to give me that "glare" if I used a naughty word, I slipped into the habit of using more "colorful language." Then, after being married a couple of years my husband and I found out we … Continue reading “Bleep! #@*%” “QUARTER!”
My younger sister used to have a shirt with the saying, "If I'm quiet, you better come find me!" We bought it for her because it fit her perfectly when she was a toddler. Now, I'm wishing my mom had kept it and could pass it on to my children. Here are the mishaps from … Continue reading If we’re quiet, you’d better come find us!
My girls are always surprising me with how much they know, understand, and new concepts they are learning. For example, we have been working on animal sounds and names and I didn't think the girls were getting it until a few weeks ago when I was driving home from a nearby city, and the girls … Continue reading Zebra did it.