The time has come for me to say goodbye to this blog. It has been a great source of personal journaling and connection with family and friends. I have also met several incredible ladies through blogging and am so grateful for all I have learned and continue to learn from them. I've reached that point… Continue reading Devotionals and priorities…parting thoughts…
Here are a few moments from last week. This week we're in Prague. Happy Independence Day! Ethan made these oatmeal cookies all by himself. He had a hard time measuring the vanilla and ended up with several tablespoons, but they still tasted great! I just love these blue eyes and his adorable freckles. He says… Continue reading Week in review (last week, that is…)
The little princess at four months old, and her protectors. Just look at those chubby little legs!
Joshua heading off to his "private German school"... The two kindergartens in our village are completely full, so I asked my landlord if she knew anyone who taught private German lessons. I really wanted Joshua to be able to have more exposure to the language. Lo and behold, she is a retired school teacher and… Continue reading Joshua’s German School
I love the saying "I was a perfect mother...until I had my first child". Looking from the outside in it seems like such a simple task, wipe a few noses, bake a few cookies, read a few stories. If only it were that simple. The world as a whole does not value motherhood on a… Continue reading It’s what God gave you time for…
I appreciated the recent article from Upside Down Homeschooling on Embracing the Imperfect. Lest any mom's think homeschooling is easy, it isn't. 90% of the time it is a struggle to stay on task, keep focused and stay positive. I love a clean house as much as anyone (perhaps even more than most) but one only has so… Continue reading Beautiful messes
We're spending this week in Holland seeing the tulips. I'll share some lovely photos next week, for now you can enjoy these chubby little cheeks!My six year old photographer in training took this photo.And I just love walking into the living room and seeing this:They just adore her. And she tolerates their affection pretty well, although… Continue reading Olivia, three months