Here are some recent quotes that I’ve enjoyed from our third born.
Out of the blue Grace asked, “Mom, who borned you?” Now that’s a great question, but I can’t remember my two older girls ever pondering the thought.
Then a little while later she asked, “Are we all going to raise from the dead?” . . . → Read More: Funny Kids Quotes #11
Here’s another story from my college days. I was happy to be attending a concert put on by our small Bible college with a very nice guy named John. I always thought dressing up and going to something special once in a while was great fun, but I wasn’t brave enough to go to these . . . → Read More: A Funny Thing Happened on a Date
When Grace was just a baby, I got up to nurse her in the middle of the night and then got back in bed. I didn’t feel sleepy, so I turned on the lamp beside the bed and decided to read. I had only read a minute when I heard a familiar sound. But it . . . → Read More: Creepy Middle-of-the-Night Experience
I had fun visiting with a fifth grade boy at church last night. I asked my husband for a dollar. That got this boy’s attention. He said, “I love dollars!”
“Do you know what the Bible says about loving money?” I asked him.
“What?” he responded.
“The Bible says the love of money is the . . . → Read More: The Love of Money
One morning Joy woke up early, came down to my room, and shook me awake. “I want breakfast!”
“Does Joy always get what Joy wants?”
“Does Joy always pitch a fit when Joy doesn’t get what she wants.” There was a short pause as she thought about this.
Then sheepishly she replied, “I think . . . → Read More: Getting What We Want
Pei-Wei is one of our favorite restaurants to go to as a family. The food is incredible, and it’s kind of a loud place, so the kids’ silliness doesn’t disturb anyone. It is, however, a challenge at times to keep all four kids out of trouble while we wait in line to order our food.
. . . → Read More: Our Pei-Wei Dining Experience
On the way home from church one day we asked the kids what they learned in their lesson time. Joy was quick to volunteer, “Mom you can’t marry another boy, not unless Daddy dies. Then you can marry a sweet boy that doesn’t tell lies, but only if he loves God. That’s what I learned . . . → Read More: Marriage and Remarriage According to my Daughter
Night after night I had been getting little sleep. Jason Jr. was coughing so much in his sleep that he would wake up every little while crying. One night I woke up because I heard him through the baby monitor yelling, “Mama, mama, mama.” I listened for a minute, but didn’t hear any coughing.
I . . . → Read More: The Baby Monitor: Friend or Foe?
When Grace was not quite two, I was hurriedly getting her ready for church one day. I put her little Mexican dress on her that evidently had been hanging in the closet since the summer before. Grace stood up, looked down and said, “More clothes Mommy, more clothes.” The dress clearly did not even cover . . . → Read More: A Tale About Modesty
As I was looking for a main dish for my St. Patrick’s Day meal I found Coddle. I read several recipes but I liked bits and pieces from several so I decided rather than follow a recipe I put together my own. This was my favorite dish this year! I read that traditionally Coddle is . . . → Read More: Irish Coddle Recipe