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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Bull likes to come downstairs in the morning and snuggle whoever is down here (usually S but sometimes me). This morning when he came down his diaper was very wet so I changed him. B: Mama, I loves oo, oo … Continue reading
Over the holidays we finished up our study of the 50 states and their capitals. The children seem to have enjoyed it although we lost momentum several times and weren’t able to be as in depth as I would have … Continue reading
Very brief, but I thought this might be helpful…. Yesterday I saw the news about Sandy Hook while the children were having room-time. I went to each of the big children and discussed it with them separately. I also asked … Continue reading
So I’ve mentioned several times in the past few months that the giant privet tree in the backyard shades my garden too much. Today F decided to do something about it. This is what happens when you let the children … Continue reading
Su and F discussing breakfast foods: Su: When I’m big I’m going to have three eggs and one piece of toast for breakfast every day. (Note: I eat two soft boiled eggs every morning during tea time) F (incredulously): No … Continue reading
After picking F up from his preschool program yesterday I realized that I should restock on milk so we wouldn’t have to get milk again until Wednesday or Thursday next week. We had nearly a full gallon in the fridge, … Continue reading
F was having a hard time this morning. Feeling needy and threatened by his younger siblings. Fussing and having fits over little things that normally wouldn’t be an issue. Obviously trying to be cheerful but waffling back and forth. “What’s … Continue reading
One of the things that has been interesting this year as F has been in school is the way he has interacted with the things that his classmates have that he doesn’t. In most cases he has mentioned that “So … Continue reading
Lately F and I have been having theological discussions. They often have to do with the “how” of things… No Hands? “How, ” he asks me frequently, ” could God hold the world if he doesn’t have any hands?” “Well, … Continue reading