Our family calls it “the special store.” We have gone there for potty-training reward outings, special daddy-son dates, and on days like today: when the park is too hot, Barnes and Noble is too small, the play-place at the mall has gotten old, and everything else is too expensive. It’s big enough to run around … [Read more…]
“It’s a parade for America’s Happy Birthday!!!!” As we were walking to the parade, he ran down the sidewalk. “Dere’s da parade! I’m coming, Parade! I’m coming!!!”
This transition out of the Army and move to North Carolina has been and will continue to be an adjustment in so many ways, but we are rich in God’s grace and in the beauty that He has granted us over the past few months.
As of today, we have lived in our new home for exactly one month, and have been here in our new hometown just a few days beyond that. In so many ways our life in Kentucky…our Army life…seems like a different lifetime ago. It feels like we have been here forever. And other times it … [Read more…]
Flashcards are an amazing tool to help teach and reinforce concepts like letters, shapes, numbers, and simple vocabulary. But if your toddler is anything like mine…you can spend hours saving, printing, coloring, laminating, cutting, and organizing free flash cards only to have them trampled on, stomped all over, thrown up in the air, tossed across … [Read more…]
P is for Pumpkin preschool unit, activities, resources, and even a few pumpkin recipes!
When I was pregnant with Ezra, I somehow received free subscriptions to a few baby and parenting magazines. I read through them and considered throwing them away, but for some odd reason I stuck them in a bag on the top of the front closet. I pulled them out last year to find cute phrases … [Read more…]