Archive for April, 2014

err-and?

last week. kids dropped off, except for the babe. she and i had a three hour window. we had errands to run, lunch to eat, playtime to be had, and calls to be made. walmart, the first time…she and i set a family record with how quickly we were in and back out. spreading out the wares on the kitchen table
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new life: april 29

April 29th. Tuesday. Jesus Calling Let me TEACH you thankfulness. Begin by acknowledging that everything—all your possessions, and all that you are (including your hubby and kids, here and in Heaven)—belongs to ME…If you slow down your pace of life, you can find ME anywhere. Sweetie. my promise to you is this: WE (God, your Daddy, Mama, Siblings here and in
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new life

sweet Baby of ours. we discovered you were on your way April 15th, and rejoiced, Daddy n’ I. you have three big sisters who will love on you here, and two siblings in Heaven, who love you just as much! this time around, we’re not telling many people…especially not family. your brother, Isaac, was the first to go Home last
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insights from a sick sis

Your sister, Catori, was sick today. Poor thing! Double-ear-infection. She had been pulling on—and crying about—her right ear. So we paid attention to that side. Turns out, the left side was much worse. Notes for mama: when your child talks about an ear hurting, err on the side of caution and help BOTH Also…when your oldest (or any) child gets a carrot
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creativity

“My life can be my art. Creativity is a matter of perspective…the lens through which we see things. Choosing the correct lens and finding the right perspective is key. Knowing there’s often more than one right answer, and being courageous enough to view the scene from another vantage point. Not being afraid to make mistakes.” We had the distinct privilege
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ignite2relight-pt.3

2 …to tango …peanut butter & jelly …ying & yang …salty & sweet …me & you There’s something super-special about the number two. Perhaps my favorite number these days. We do so very little on our own, by ourselves. We tend to get more done, however, and enjoy more lovely yield, when the dance isn’t a solo. So many joys
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