Category Archives: Celebration

A Long Lenten Healing

  Lent always makes me think of this boy and the Lent he spent in the Pediatric Acute Care Unit at UVA in Charlottesville, Virginia. He went into the hospital the Saturday before Ash Wednesday and came home on Palm … Continue reading

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Bull Is Five!

For the past several months Bull has been telling perfect strangers that he was “going to be five in December”! Since his birthday is just a few days before Christmas, we had a little playdate in the morning and then … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Busy Week!

Just a few highlights before I head out the door to get Buggle a haircut! The other boys I’ll do myself but his hair is so thick and curly! We’re getting ready for our annual Christmas Feast and I’m so … Continue reading

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Mom Is Sick! Oh No!

Those of you who know me in real life, know that housekeeping is just not my forte. As I explained to someone recently “I was born a teacher, and any place that life resembles teaching I rock! Any place it … Continue reading

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Jack: One Year Old

Yup! One year ago we had this: And now we have this: Happy Birthday Little Man! Pin It

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Easter 2013

On this rainy Easter morning, I step outside to move my seedlings to their spot on the front porch for the day. The rain is dripping down steadily and I breathe deep. This is a spring rain and I haven’t … Continue reading

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Easter Preparation: Good Friday

A beautiful spring day today and at least some of the children seem to be recovering. I take it as a good sign that Buggle wanted to go out and ride his bike even if it was only for about … Continue reading

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Easter Preparation:Wednesday and Thursday

Taking advantage of a few minutes of quiet here. Jack is asleep and the other three are resting/sleeping off the effects of yesterday’s stomach bug. I don’t think we’re out of the woods yet with that but at least no … Continue reading

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Easter Preparation: Tuesday

Yesterday was kind of quiet. Bull started out the day with a massive pout because Mouse finished putting away the silverware before he finished putting away the plates and bowls. He then proceeded (before lunch) to fall off of his … Continue reading

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Easter Preparation:Monday

Yesterday was snowy and muddy at the same time. The children went out for a bit but they got wet and then cold and came back in. I was tired and a bit cranky. Jack had gotten up at 5 … Continue reading

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