Monthly Archives: June 2013

Happy Birthday Maggie!

My Maggie girl is 5 years old today. Five years ago this last night I was at the hospital attempting a VBAC. I spent most of the night getting to, then stalling at nine centimeters. I was in so much … Continue reading

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A Full and Thankful Heart

My heart was not full and happy when I drug myself out of bed this morning to care for a neighbor’s animals. It was tired, grumpy, and trying to think of a way to redefine complaining so that it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kiddos

8 month old finds a frozen lima bean that was dropped and promptly shoves in in her mouth. I worry about her choking and try to fish it out. I have her turned upside down as I swipe her mouth, … Continue reading

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Rome Week Lesson Plans

Roman week plans Latin Word of the Day/ Watch Drive through History episodes on Ancient Rome makeĀ  mosiacs Roman cheescake Roman Numerals Put on a Roman circus: beast hunts, gladiatorial water balloon fight, recitals, a play Modern Roman Libum Recipe … Continue reading

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Country Roads…Lead me Home

Our family will be celebrating our last week at Covenant Reformed Church next week. After that, we will be visiting churches in our own community -there are about 10 churches in a 5 miles radius of our home . We … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “The Fosters”

There is a show on ABC family that showcases the struggles experienced by children and families in foster care. A trendy gay couple deals with hurting teens in a loving and empathetic manner. Where is the church? Have we spent … Continue reading

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Making Lemonade

Every time we pull up the driveway and I see my house with fresh eyes. White against a verdant green, stately walnut trees shading the yard, the beautiful stone chimney. I love my home. The new laundry room has inspired … Continue reading

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