My youngest (she is 10 years old) recently went through a phase of making throw pillows out of old t-shirts. This required her to do sewing basics like threading a needle. While some of these life skills we seem to naturally hit along the way, others we need to be intentional about teaching our children. […]
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Those of you with little ones will feel my pain. I dread the holiday season every year, knowing we will have to get a reasonable photo to send out to all those that never see us, so they think we are the perfect family! Seriously, who came up with this hair brained idea? The last […]
Since we all seem to like to take trips down memory lane, I am going to try “Flashback Friday” for a little while. With the 2 year anniversary of Papa Peter’s death only just over a week away, he has been on my mind a great deal. We just celebrated another Thanksgiving without him. He […]
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I had a hard time choosing just one of these photos for this post. So of course, I have put in more than one! My friend Shana is involved in a challenge on some place called “I (Heart) Faces”. This week she posted one on her blog for the challenge called “I (Heart) faces…Autumn Beauty”. […]
These are the moments in your child’s life that you want to freeze in time. You know you will never get them back and can only hope to remember them, and in this case, capture them in a photo.
On Monday night before settling Ava into bed, I had the task of helping her find her first “Show and Tell” item for preschool. So I say to her “Ava what do you want to take to share with your friends? How about a baby doll, or a favorite book?” Standing in the middle of […]
I decided to post a bunch of pictures I have taken from our local Science Center. I have never been very impressed with the place because every time we went things were always broken and we never seemed to find activities that interested the kids. Thus it has been a couple of years since we […]
Leave a ONE WORD comment that you think describes me. It can only be one word. No more. Then copy and paste this on your wall so that I may leave a word about you. This should be interesting… When faced with this question, how do you think people would respond for you? How would […]
So I just have to digress into a quick rant about the recent vaccine debates I have been subjected to recently. There are a couple of e-mail loops I am on where the discussions have been not only heated, but cutting, rude, and even childish as times. I get that many people feel VERY strongly […]
Not sure why the need to blog has come over me, but a few days ago it did. There are not too many blogs that I even read myself..who would right? We are all busy with our OWN lives! I guess I am mostly doing this for me. I have spent a lifetime writing in […]