Parenting is unlike any other journey in life. Full of surprises, joys, hardships, trials and love. As the days turn into weeks and weeks months, now years, God is revealing His truths to me just by being a parent. He is, after all, our heavenly Parent, and there’s so much we can learn about His … [Read more…]
Yesterday was spent in the backyard. I’m usually not much of an outdoor girl, preferring to spend my days in the kitchen or in a comfortable chair reading a good book, but we’re enjoying a gloriously mild January and I was beckoned. First we began to build our compost pile. With my eager helper, we raked and swept up … [Read more…]
We only sent a couple of Christmas cards out this year, but it was fun to watch Marlee help me “write” the notes inside!
“…let the light of your face shine upon us, O Lord.” Psalm 4:6
It was late in the day. I finally decided I should change out of my pajamas and into something appropriate. The day seemed nice. I decided we would take a walk. At the sound of the word, Marlee impatiently waited by the door. She grabbed a toy to play with outside and carefully stepped over … [Read more…]
Today was the most beautiful Fall day. The air was bright and clean. It was cool and crisp, a little chilly in fact. This time of year always amazes me, surprises me. I forget how wonderful it is. Last week I took Marlee to the pet store to see the animals. Just a little fun, … [Read more…]
Yesterday my baby turned 18 months old. But truly, she is not my little baby anymore! Just these past couple of weeks she has started shaking her head “no” when she doesn’t want something. She can run and walk, and she lets us know what she wants. She can eat anything that we eat and … [Read more…]
Here are some of the fun things we’ve been up to this past week… I made Marlee homemade play dough (her first experience with play dough!) and she seemed to enjoy this new sensory experience, but became very upset when she tried to eat it and realized it did not taste good! Thank goodness it … [Read more…]
There are several parks in the area here, two very close walking distance from our apartment, and what better place to be than at a park with a toddler? It’s a great way for us to gt out of the apartment, even on chilly days.