I was to be co-hosting my first Twitter party the other day, and I was so excited about it. I have been wanting to do that for a while and finally had the opportunity. The time couldn’t have been better as it was scheduled during the kids’ quiet time when I usually do my blogging . . . → Read More: Funny Kids Quotes about Mom
My husband Jason is an engineer. When Jason arrived home from work, my daughter Joy asked him, “When do you build if you’re always wearing your fancy clothes?” I loved that, his “fancy clothes.”
He explained that he doesn’t actually build, but designs the buildings. “Then why do you have a builder hat?” Most days . . . → Read More: Funny Quotes about Daddy
“When Daddy says, ‘no’ and Mommy says, ‘maybe’ then the answer is yes because, ‘maybe’ usually means yes and Mommy’s the boss,” said my daughter in the back seat about whether or not we were going to go out to eat. My husband and I turned and looked at each other.
“See, we always do . . . → Read More: Who’s the Boss?
We had just gotten home from a trip. One of the girls came down stairs and said, “Mom, I like all those other bathrooms better.”
“What bathrooms?” I asked her. I couldn’t imagine what she was talking about this time.
“Like the ones at In & Out,” she replied.
“Why do you like those better?”
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Teaching Textbooks is the best new decision we made with homeschooling this year. For the first time my kids enjoy math! It is a computer program that gives them instant feedback on their answers! Gone are the days when I’ve gotten five lessons behind in my grading only to realize my daughter was doing them . . . → Read More: You know you’re an awesome homeschool mom when…
The girls have been bringing up the subject about weight quite a bit. It’s come up a few times in front of people and has been quite embarrassing.
Today one of them asked if I would still love them if they were ginormously fat. I was significantly irritated! “Would I love you if you lost . . . → Read More: Discussing weight with the kids
My Grace is the middle of five children and boy does she feel like she has a hard life. By the average US kid standard I would have to agree with her. With two older sisters way ahead of her and two younger cute brothers that need more help, she feels left out lots of . . . → Read More: What kids say about Mom
One of the kids came and sat down beside me, but didn’t really say much. I could tell her mind was working so I just waited. Finally, she blurted out, “Mama, when babies come out, are they neckid?”
I tried to hid the surprise from my face. “Yes.” I wondered where this came from.
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It was our evening reading and prayer time. One of the girls kept raising her hand to share a prayer request. Finally, it was time and she gushed her story. “One time we were at McDonalds, and we went to the bathroom. There was a girl in there, and she didn’t even shut the bathroom . . . → Read More: Prayer Time
Oh the day to day with my kids can be overwhelming sometimes. Often I feel like a failure in so many ways. Right now I am dealing with outbursts of anger that shock me at times. It is easy to get discouraged if (when) I dwell on these things. But there are so many other . . . → Read More: An eternal perspective