This Texas family drove all the way to Minneapolis, Minnesota to see my brother Nathan, his wife Sara and daughter Margie. We hadn’t seen them in five years! We made the drive in two days, met the family at a hotel and visited for about a day. Only my brother’s youngest daughter was with them . . . → Read More: A Day in Minnesota
The heat is grueling this summer. In the middle of the day, when the temperature is unbearable, we try to stay inside. Keeping five kids from climbing the walls can be a challenge though. We are avid readers, but one of the kids’ favorite things to do to keep cool is to rent a movie . . . → Read More: Space Dogs Review
July has been a world (world? I think I meant “whirl” here, but “world” is bigger right?)wind! We have enjoyed all of the summer reading programs and are rushing to get those last books read and hours logged so that we can claim our prizes. It will be back to the assigned school reading very . . . → Read More: This and That
For Faith’s birthday I loaded all the kids in the van and took them to Krispy Kreme for breakfast. We hit it at the perfect time because the “Hot and Ready” sign was on and we each received a complimentary hot original Krispy Kreme donut. It doesn’t get much better than that! Krispy Kreme is . . . → Read More: Faith’s Eleventh Birthday
This is the third post in a series written by Frieda, my mother. These are her memories of her first rambunctious child and their adventures on the mission field. Click this link to start at the beginning.
When Sara was about eighteen months old, Hal finished attending the Spanish language school, and we moved . . . → Read More: Lord Protect my Child
We got together with my husband’s side of the family for the first time in two years. This must have seemed like a really long time for twelve-year-old Derek.
I was sitting on the couch and he, having just seen my name written on a piece of paper, walked up to me and asked, “Who . . . → Read More: Who are you?
Shelly is a friend of mine from college. She wrote out an experience she had with the police and is letting me share it with you. Crazy!
We live in a large house. It has two separate staircases and two living areas connected by the kitchen on one side and a den on the . . . → Read More: The Police
After completing a year at a Classical Conversations Community, I decided to use the curriculum on my own last year. I had several reasons, but at the top of my list was having my fifth baby. I just didn’t want all the pressures of getting all the kids out every week.
I began the year . . . → Read More: Classical Conversations at Home
Below is the conclusion of my niece Andrea’s hilarious time at a friend’s house trying to make cookies. Click here to start at the beginning.
Finally, there her mom was pulling into the drive way. We ran up to her car. “Did you get the flour?” Janelle asked eagerly.
“Yes,yes, I got it. Calm . . . → Read More: What else can go wrong?
Below is part 2 of my niece Andrea’s hilarious time at a friend’s house trying to make cookies. Click here to start at the beginning.
So to kill time we went outside to wait for my friend’s mom to come back with the ingredients to make Snickerdoodles, then quickly ran inside due to burning . . . → Read More: Can you fry an egg on the sidewalk?