Cast & CharactersThere are some recurring folks in our lives I use abbreviations for; here is a quick rundown.
F (Buggle): Oldest Son, 8 years old (b.2007)
Su (Mouse): Oldest Daughter, 7 years old (b. 2008)
W (Bull): Second Son, 5 years old (b. 2009)
J (Jack): Youngest Son, 2.5 years old (b. 2012)
Daisy: Youngest Daughter (b. May 2015)
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Category Archives: Top Ten Tuesday
I love having a kitchen timer or two around the house! OK, if I count the one on the oven I actually have three and have been known to use them all simultaneously! Here are a few of the ways … Continue reading
One of the things that we really enjoy doing with the children is cooking. They have been “helping” in the kitchen since they were old enough to sit in the highchair and I get a private chuckle every time we … Continue reading
With the end of Ordinary Time and the beginning of Advent on Sunday I am thinking a good bit about beginnings and endings and their intersection. I used to think that beginnings and ending happened rarely but I starting to … Continue reading
I always said I wasn’t going to homeschool. I wasn’t (and still am not) satisfied that homeschooling exclusively gives children the kind of social interactions they need to develop into fully rounded community members. Even in a large family there … Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently. We host a weekly open house supper for neighbors, folks from church, people from S’s office and others and while we enjoy it does really shape our week to a large extent. … Continue reading
Today is the day. F has been waiting with increasing anticipation to start school, and in a few hours we will be taking him over for his first morning of Junior Kindergarten Four at one of the local Episcopal … Continue reading
Although some weeks don’t always go as well as others, the big kinder really do pretty well with sitting in and participating in church. They know that church is important for them too and not just something that we do … Continue reading
One of the things that will be changing in three weeks when F goes to school is our eating habits. Although I sometimes give the children a snack after lunch we normally just eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner. F’s school … Continue reading
Since my theme for the week is turning, here are ten ways to turn a bad day into a good one (or at least a better one). Pray for Grace: Right away in the middle of everything else, stop and … Continue reading