My daughter digs olives. Not just likes, but loves. She will gladly put one on each finger and then eat them up one by one. This, she definitely gets from her dad. To her excitement, we recently learned that you can now buy olives in snack cups. She can now eat her olive jewelry on… Continue reading Olive Me Loves Olive You
Did you sing that title as you opened this post? I couldn’t resist… Sorry! It has been 3 years since our daughter had open heart surgery, one of the scariest times of my life. My baby girl was having major surgery, and I was afraid I couldn’t be there for her. (I have a terrible needle… Continue reading Time for Your Check-Up…
Our praise band sings this song at church and it’s my favorite. The lyrics are pretty simple – You’re a good, good father It’s who you are, It’s who you are Its who you are And I’m loved by you It’s who I am, It’s who I am It’s who I am I’m not really… Continue reading You’re a Good, Good Father
We have this thing in our front yard. Its smack dab in the middle of our yard, not quite a tree, not quite a bush, but I’ve always considered it ugly. We were told it was some kind of rare tree when we moved in, but I instantly decided I didn’t like it. I’ve asked… Continue reading Straight from the Ugly Tree
I am not a morning person. I think we established that in my first blog post… Unfortunately, Chloe has the exact same pull-the-covers-up-over-her-head nature as me. We have fought all school year long about getting out of bed and getting ready for school. We’ve tried sticker charts. We’ve tried token rewards. We’ve tried lunchbox treats,… Continue reading When all else fails, get a puppy!
I didn’t realize I would enjoy having a blog this much. When I started, I didn’t really have a plan, but as I posted more, I set a goal to write one post a week, and this week, I’m slacking. Things at our house are crazy busy, and super slow all at the same time. We… Continue reading While I’m Waiting…
There’s a young man at our church that is a prince in my eyes. He’s a member of the young adult ministry my husband leads so he and his friends hang out with our family quite often. Both of our children have taken up with him, like, they both will help clean up their rooms… Continue reading 3 things I want my kids to practice when dating