Our neighborhood has a party for everyone a couple of times a year. It is lots of fun with free hot dogs, cotton candy, and snacks for the kids. They always have a jump house and my kid’s favorite thing is the DJ. He has been there every time so far and has fun music . . . → Read More: Spring Neighborhood Party and Glow Stick Madness
It was so fun to catch up with my sister! You know these days I’m busy even when I’m not busy, you know? We’ve had lots of extra things going on lately that make things busier, but also more fun! My sister went on a crazy road trip and then came to visit us for . . . → Read More: It’Z with family
I have been so blessed to be able to send the kids to a one day a week school for homeschooled kids. They get to do lots of things like PE, art, and music in a school setting while learning from home most of the time. It also gives me a day to run . . . → Read More: Super Hero School Program
What? You want more children? That is the question, isn’t it, for any family that has more than two or three? Some people ask it out loud and aghast while others are just pleasantly curious. Though some argue that it’s none of anyone’s business, personally, the questions don’t bother me. I’m pretty inquisitive myself, and . . . → Read More: What? You want more children?
A boy and his dog. I took the photo through the door because I knew that as soon as I opened the door our retriever would get up, and she did. For so long she would knock Little Jason down when he was outside. I’m glad that they are good friends now.
Boys and sticks. . . . → Read More: A lovely spring day at our house
It was great to see Dad and Mom! They had been to visit a supporting church and decided at the last minute to stop by and see us. Well, to give them credit they let me know the day before, but actually any time would be a great time to see them!
Mom and . . . → Read More: Surprise visit from Grandpa and Grandma
After we left The Melting Pot, we drove to the Days Inn hotel I had reserved. We checked in and got settled in our room. It was so fun and relaxing. Faith wanted to watch a cartoon that was on TV so I took a long, relaxing bath and then joined her. After the show . . . → Read More: 24 Hours Just Mommy and Me Part 2
This past weekend I was able to finally get away with my daughter Faith for an overnight trip, just the two of us. It is something I have planned to do with my girls every two years from the age of eight. I stole the idea from a friend several years ago, and I’m so . . . → Read More: 24 Hours Just Mommy and Me
My girls picked out this recipe in their Southern Living Kids Cookbook a while back. Yesterday they asked me why they hadn’t been able to make anything for a while. Well, we’ve had a lot going on, but besides that they are not getting done with their school work. Well guess what? They got up . . . → Read More: How to make Vanilla Milk
Joy is eight, almost nine years old. One thing I’ve never really thought to do is get my kids’ eyes checked. That’s probably something they would do at school. Their regular doctor has never checked their eyes or asked about them.
Joy had begun complaining about her eyes. First she said they hurt. Then she . . . → Read More: First Eye Check Up