I was leading the class I tutored. That day we were learning about a composer. I don’t remember which one it was that day, but we were listening to the music via CD while the kids drew what the music made them think of. When they were finished, each child who wanted to got up . . . → Read More: Bad Things Happen to Everyone
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
When my eldest daughter Faith was only six she asked me, “Mom what do you want to be when you’re forty-eight?”
Without putting much thought into it, obviously, I said, “Well, maybe when I’m forty-eight you’ll be married and have a baby.”
Silence. Finally she said, “Mom, who will I marry?”
“I don’t know honey.”
. . . → Read More: How To Choose A Husband
Last weekend Jason forgot something at his office so we decided to take the morning and go into Dallas as a family. The kids were so excited to see where Daddy works. I was curious to see if my pictures were facing the wall-ha! The last time we were there was about two and a . . . → Read More: Visiting Daddy’s Office
I was teaching my oldest daughter Faith her grammar lesson. She was learning the correct way to compare things using the er and est endings. I gave her the word “long” and told her to write three sentences, the first with no comparison, the second comparing two things, and the third comparing more than two . . . → Read More: The Importance of Good Grammar
Faith, age nine, was playing at the house of a friend with a little three-year -old girl. She was being a big help because this little girl was a live wire! Faith let her play with her new little Webkinz. Her only Webkinz. The tag was still attached with the very important code that allows . . . → Read More: Everyone Makes Mistakes
The girls were asking me how old I am…again! Why is that one of their favorite subjects? Faith actually had me a year older than I am–lovely!
The next thing I heard was Faith saying, “Mom, I wish the baby didn’t die.” Sometimes I forget that they went through a loss too.
I’m not sure . . . → Read More: Funny Kids Quotes #9
One morning I left the girls at the table finishing their breakfast while I got ready in the next room. I was listening to their conversation as they discussed being the queens of different animals. One would say, “I’m the queen of the monkeys, and you’re the queen of the tigers,” and so on. I . . . → Read More: Funny Kids Quotes #7
I stood at the end of the row in front of the pew struggling to rid my mind of all the thoughts whirling around. Instead of worshiping God, I was thinking about how I had angrily responded to my husband that morning, about how the kids had fought all the way to church, and about . . . → Read More: First Embarrassing Moment of 2011
“Hobbes: Are you making any resolutions for the new year?
Calvin: Resolutions? ME?? Just what are you implying? That I need to change?”
It’s a new year! I can not believe how much faster time seems to be going by every year. I have been blogging for . . . → Read More: Wishing You A Happy New Year 2011!