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Cast & CharactersThere are some recurring folks in our lives I use abbreviations for; here is a quick rundown.
F (Buggle): Oldest Son, 5 years old (b.2007)
Su (Mouse): Oldest Daughter, 4 years old (b. 2008)
W (Bull): Second Son, 3 years old (b. 2009)
J (Jack): Youngest Son, Infant (b. 2012)
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Monthly Archives: June 2011
The other day I was rocking F so that he could take a “sleeping nap” and singing various Scripture choruses and hymns to him. As I did so I experienced that slight shift in which a mundane thing (singing your … Continue reading
Recently a friend mentioned how she felt like the world was passing her by. She is a good and dedicated mother but somehow she feels left beside the path while others press forward into new and bigger things. She believes … Continue reading
I am a confirmed putterer. I come by it honestly, I can point to both parents and grandparents who putter. For years I’ve tried to be one of those diligent people who work at something until it is finished, but … Continue reading
Yesterday we went for our first family bike ride. S just got a bike so we both can ride and put two children in the “chariot” ( a bike trailer) and F on a tandem extension that our neighbor loaned … Continue reading
One of the hardest things about running this blog is figuring out what to say. Not subject wise. I could write practical posts about gardening and education, training preschoolers and so on all day long if I wasn’t interrupted. No, … Continue reading
It seems to me that at least in part the ability to create and live creatively flows out of joy. Happiness certainly helps but happiness tends to be somewhat transitory (as an emotion) while joy (which encompasses happiness, enjoyment, and … Continue reading
Yesterday I received the final two books for our next six weeks of school. I had ordered them at the HEAV Convention and have been waiting for them so that I could put together the lesson plans for a six … Continue reading
Maybe I’ve just got vacations on the brain since everyone is going out of town these days… I got to thinking about how much I’ve learned about traveling with children (preschoolers and babies in particular) and thought I post a … Continue reading