Today, after we were done with school, Lilla asked me to play Chutes and Ladders with her. I said, “No, I need to start dinner now. Maybe daddy will play with you when he gets home.” Her eyes welled up with tears and her lips starting quivering as she said, “I don’t want to playContinue reading “Chuting down the ladder”
From our family to your, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year!
Needed just a few words… I messed my hip up pretty good last week. Been using these to stay off it. The girls thought they were hilarious to try out. Lilla said, “Look mom, I look like an old lady!” Thanks, Lil. To join in the wordless fun, go to http://www.5minutesformom.com or http://www.wordlesswednesday.com
Today we celebrated 730 days with Ms. Anna Noelle. We went to the children’s museum. We built a bear…uh, I mean, reindeer. We had spaghetti and cake with dear friends. It was a good day. Happy birthday baby!
2 years ago today…tomorrow is a BIG birthday!
Lilla attends kindergarten once a week at a homeschool co-op. She goes in for two hours, does crafts, learns about things like worms and friends, sings some songs, eats a snack and comes home. She loves it. We are fortunate it is a Christian based co-op and they often talk about Jesus and sing songsContinue reading “Yesterday, at co-op”
As you may know from the, often, copious amounts of pictures I paste all over my blog, I’m a bit of a shutterbug. I love taking pictures. So much that Anna’s clearest first word was, “Cheeeeeeese”. I’m really not kidding. So, of course I want the perfect picture for all of my Christmas cards. IContinue reading “Say Click…take a pic!”
Before Michael and I had children, we always said we wouldn’t do the “Santa thing”. Didn’t want to lie, of course. Then, after we had Lilla, and we began to remember the magic and wonder it created in our lives as children, we decided to do one present a year from Santa. We try notContinue reading “The Death of Santa”
55 years ago today, Rosa Parks, after a day at work at Montgomery Fair department store, boarded the Cleveland Avenue bus at around 6 p.m. in downtown Montgomery. She paid her fare and sat in an empty seat in the first row of back seats reserved for blacks in the “colored” section, which was nearContinue reading “Not giving in”