While my husband was getting ready, my first-grader asked him what the cologne was for. “It’s to make me smell good…so that Mommy will like me.” He grinned “Well why can’t you just be yourself?”
I think this happened as a result of two things. First, the amount of times my husband has played Tim Hawkin’s video The Government Can for the kids. The second influence must have been from the songs my daughter sang in children’s church this morning. This is what I heard my four-year-old daughter singing on… [continue reading]
We heard the front door opening and ran down stairs. Jason was home so it was time for my oldest daughter and me to finally take off on our Mommy and me day. We got there as the door opened and I groaned. “It’s raining!” Now I’m thankful for rain, mind you, but I really… [continue reading]
My four year old daughter told me today, “Mom when I was in your tummy, I saw your belly. It was pretty…because you ate food.”
My daughter spent a lot of time drawing this picture especially for me. Then she handed it to me SO proud and told me that the first one is me and the second one is her. And as if that wasn’t enough, she then proceeded to dramatize the picture to make sure I understood. Lovely!
I am a first time tutor at a Classical Conversations Community for homeschoolers. I hadn’t taught in a classroom for eleven years so I was a little nervous when I met with my students for the first time. I found that it all came back very naturally, and I was really loving it when one… [continue reading]
I guess it was inevitable. I watched my near two year old and only boy go get a necklace and put it on. Then he went and found a headband and fought with it until he had it just right on his head. Then perfectly satisfied he came and crawled in my lap. The next… [continue reading]
A couple of weeks ago I took the girls to their Super Reader’s Party at the Public Library where they received medals and certificates at the hand of the Mayor and First Lady of our city. As we were waiting for the ceremony to begin this is what I heard behind me: “Ya’ll knock that… [continue reading]