I recently came across this post from 3 (short) years ago, and with Mother's Day right around the corner, I couldn't help but think HOW MUCH we moms could use this right now. I mean, really.Because if there is one thing I've learned in my nearly 19 years of being a mom it is this: PLAN AHEAD. And: COMMUNICATE YOUR NEEDS. (ok, that is 2 things.) But really, Mommas, don't wait for Mother's day to be disappointed. Take a minute to think about what you need/want in the season you are in.
As I finish a fun week of boating in Seattle with the boys and my parents, I am sharing another favorite post from my archives. Traveling always forces me to pull back from the daily grind and get into "relaxed" mode, which includes NOT doing much writing or work of any kind. (I wish I could say that was easy for me, but it honestly isn't.)So here's a post to remind you and ME of something that I think is pretty important...The importance of being a relaxed parent.*****I hate
Because Dave and I dress up for Halloween almost never... And because Josiah decided not to dress up this year, and instead offered to be our photographer... And because I am intentionally choosing mucho family time over mucho blogging time today...I thought I'd just share a few Halloween photos with you:*Somehow we ended up with the Cowboy and Indian Girl theme...(I don't know too many guys who can make a $19 fake fabric suit look so
If you've been in Hawaii over the past few years, then this symbol is not new to you. But if you're like me some people, you might have spent a good year or two quietly guessing at what in the world it means…("HEki?" "HEdi?"...is it greek?)I was too embarrassed to ask anyone. Then, one day I overheard someone mention it: "HE is greater than i."Duh. I knew that. So obvious. I mean, I am a home school teacher, and I like, totally get MATH.The HE>i logo is ALL