Sick days, snow days, a teething baby….what do they all have in common? They push me into flexibility, shaking up the schedule and rearranging expectations. Here’s my reminder to bend, and not break…. 876 more words
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She tells me, “Those look cute on you.”
I wrinkle up my nose and squint my eyes at the mirror.
She’s the sweetest, kindest lady ever, handing me pairs of glasses at the eye doctor’s office. 798 more words
She screamed almost the entire way home from church.
It was a shock to me. After church ended, my preschooler bounced out of the nursery cheerful and excited, waving to everyone we greeted in the hallway. 841 more words
I’m not a crafty person. I’m not a craft project blogger or an Etsy addict. Oh, I admire the creativity of others (okay, perhaps ENVY their artsyness), but I’ve accepted my limits and stopped trying to feel comfortable in the aisles of Michael’s and Joann Fabrics. 848 more words
“You know what we need to do, girls? We need to pray.”
I find myself saying that more and more to my kids. I never expected that the problems of a preschooler, a first grader and a second grader would be beyond my ability to fix so much of the time. 845 more words