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
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
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
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
We had such a fun weekend! Jason and I actually got to go on a date! You know, the kind without the kids. It’s a rare thing, but I love when we get to go. I’ll tell you more about that tomorrow. The weather was gorgeous and we spent lots of time out in the . . . → Read More: Weekend fun target shooting
And so it was sad that Joy’s basketball season came to an end. I was so impressed by how much the girls learned in just a couple of months. They don’t officially keep score at this age, but you know all the parents do! The first couple of games her team was creamed. But by . . . → Read More: The end of basketball season
My husband was home with a migraine so I left the baby sleeping in his crib when I went to pick the kids up from their one day a week school for home schooled kids. On the way home I explained to all of them in great detail that when we got home everyone needed . . . → Read More: Funny Kids Quotes
Our eight-year-old Joy has started Upward Basketball. She begged her dad to let her play basketball for the last year. After watching her dad play on the church league and watching her sister get to go to a basketball camp that was the sport she wanted to play. Upward Basketball came highly recommended from several . . . → Read More: Upward Basketball
For the last several summers the girls have joined a reading club at a nearby baptist church. They met once a week for reading, crafts, snacks, and a short video. Unfortunately, we missed lots of the meetings due to all of our traveling and company this summer, but we still managed to make it over . . . → Read More: Summer Reading Club