I was so proud of my oldest two for finishing their books from last year and this years book. Great job girls! Faith
After the awards the kids went to their regular classes for the end of the year party. When I picked Grace up . . . → Read More: AWANA Awards Night 2011
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My mom Frieda teaches college English. Today she is sharing some over-the-top true excuses she has received from some of her students.
Somehow students don’t seem to understand that a grade is something they must earn. Here . . . → Read More: Students’ Excuses
The next recipe in our Williams-Sonoma The Cookbook for Kids was Crepes. I had never made crepes! They looked delicious in the picture and Faith wanted to make those next. I’m not sure it was the best decision, as it took her…three whole hours to make them! We were all hungry and the younger kids . . . → Read More: Kids in the Kitchen: Easy French Crepes
I was a little bummed that a must-attend function was scheduled for cinco de mayo at the kids’ school. After all, a cinco de mayo party on a different day is no longer cinco de mayo! I do still have a Mexican fiesta planned. That day my two older girls were at their “school” for homeschoolers . . . → Read More: My Cinco de Mayo Surprise
When Joy was two, I was watching her play in the back yard one evening before supper. I couldn’t figure out what she was doing. She kept jumping into the air like she was trying to catch something. Curiosity got the better of me. I opened the door and asked her what she was . . . → Read More: Funny Kids Quotes #14
It was my turn to take snacks to our Wednesday night Bible study. I had decided to pick up donuts on the way because, after all, it would save me lots of time and I was actually craving a Krispy Krème glazed crème filled donut. If you’ve never had one you’re really missing out. I . . . → Read More: Adventures in Donuts
Joy has told me twice now, “Mom you’re fat…but I still love you!” Thanks dear? Already she’s calling me fat. This is going to be a long nine months!
When I was expecting Jason Jr., I was about six months along. A lady I hadn’t talked to in a while came up and said, “Esther? . . . → Read More: Love Those Honest, Helpful Remarks!
My sister Sara is sharing a recent experience with us today. Remember when agonizing on the phone with various people to look for the humor! Have a great Saturday!
I had been on the phone with the airline for about an hour and a half trying book a flight for my parents using . . . → Read More: Getting the Run Around on the Phone
The automatic question people ask after finding out that we are expecting another baby seems to be, “Are you excited?” That is a tough question to answer for me right now. And since the question is usually just asked in passing, there really isn’t opportunity to explain even if I wanted to. I guess I . . . → Read More: Am I Excited About the Pregnancy?
I told the girls to get ready for a quick run to the store. Faith said, “No Karate kicks Mom. It’s embarrassing that I have such a crazy mom!” Oh how that made me laugh. I guess I’m going to have to contain myself better in public. I actually was doing my version of Karate . . . → Read More: Proud to be a Crazy Woman