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
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
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
Ants are trying to take over our property. There are mounds and mounds of their homes outside. I just saw the neighbor out killing ants. And my husband also declared war now that we are finding them in the house, and not just typical areas like the kitchen. Oh no. We have ants in our . . . → Read More: Ant Hill
As you know I love to listen to the things kids say. I just love to see how they view the world and try to figure out what they are thinking and why. Every once in a while though one of my kids says something that makes me fall on the floor laughing. This was . . . → Read More: Funny Kids Quotes #31
Grace was going around the table trying to get heard when finally she said, “I don’t think I’m getting enough tension.” Poor thing, being right in the middle there is lots of tension, but not all the attention she’s looking for.
Little Jason was asking to watch a video, “I want the panther.” He kept . . . → Read More: Funny Kids Quotes #29
A few years ago I asked my older girls some questions about how the view me, their mom, and I found their answers so insightful. I found this list of questions online and interviewed Grace age six this morning. I love her answers.
What is something mom always says to you? Pray before you eat.
. . . → Read More: Questions About Mom
Bobby was playing happily in his exersaucer. Grace was talking to him and trying to make him laugh. “Mom, Bobby spit!” she exclaimed.
“Oh did he spit up again?” I responded with little interest and without stopping what I was doing. I figured everyone was used to baby spit up by now.
“No, he spit . . . → Read More: Funny Kids Quotes #28
For Mother’s Day we went out to eat with my mom, dad, sister and her family. I can’t believe I took absolutely no pictures. Go ahead scold me! I have excuses though. It was a super busy time with more chaos with the combined families and it is so much more difficult to think about . . . → Read More: Funny Kids Quotes #26