I wasn't quite feeling "family night" this week given that the other half of this parent team was out of town - so I handed control of it to the kids and they planned what they wanted for the three of
What's in the Bible has completed their dvd series that walks children through a comprehensive overview of scriptures using songs, puppets, and story and now they have come out with two more excellent
We are halfway through our year of family nights! This week, in anticipation of Paul leaving for a short work stint, the boys chose to have a long story reading time for family night. He read (The Hobbit
I have seen posts popping up about how mom's need to get over their concern about how they look in their bathing suit and just go have fun in the water with their kids ... and really, the encouragement
Better late than never, right? Finally got the chance to do our annual video interview of the boys that we do each year for Paul for father's day. I love that they know with such assurance what it is that
Dear Wesley -
Happy birthday darling boy! The day you were born I held you tight and whispered sweet nothings to you, the first newborn that I was able to hold right after giving birth ... and while
Last summer we found a wonderful little farm that had pick-your-own berries. Not only were they well priced and delicious, but the owners were SO sweet and it was a favorite family activity last summer.
We were snuggled up reading stories and his fingers traced the lines in my forehead. "What are these lines mommy?"
"Those are the beginning of my wrinkles," I teased.
"Oh. Well, I like them. It looks
This we set aside family night to get some necessary yard work done - raking, trimming, general tidying up - all in the name of prepping the yard for our pool. We were given a sweet pool at the end of
We went bowling this week - the first time ever for the boys and the first time in ten years for the parents. It was a lot of fun! Bowling scores were pathetic, but it was an enjoyable family night activity.