Kristen over at Small Treasures wrote a beautiful post entitled “The Secret to Freedom.” I hope you can all go read it… I have found myself recently feeling quite sorry for myself. As many of you are aware, I am turning 40 next week. As I’ve been thinking back over my 30s, I have been … [Read more…]
…let’s hear it for Pam!
Seriously, how many times in one day (one morning, actually) can I snap at my kids? Unfortunately for me, the number seems to be rather high. Here’s the real kicker… they’re not really DOING anything bad, either. It’s just the typical constant chatter, the silly questions, the inane comments, and the small squabbles that happen … [Read more…]
Comments made throughout the weekend… dh: [while eating a dessert I made] “Honey, it’s a good thing you cook such healthy food. Otherwise, I think I’d weigh 500 lbs…” Christopher: [at the dinner table last night] “I can’t wait until I grow up and God gives me lumpy muscles!” Reilly: [after she was tucked in … [Read more…]
I actually did get quite a bit accomplished yesterday. Hooray! I stuck with her system faithfully for quite a while, and then I thought that I could just go solo and not have to get the emails anymore. I kinda fizzled from there. Obviously, I’m not a motivated “self-starter”! What I noticed last time was … [Read more…]
I got to meet Marla Cilley (AKA the FlyLady, when I was pregnant with Thomas) Thanks to the encouragement of my dear friend, I am officially on the FlyLady bandwagon again. I’m not going to say that my house is a disaster — because it’s not — but I was no longer following any sort … [Read more…]
We checked out a video from our parish library this afternoon. The series is called “Jesus–A Kingdom Without Frontiers,” and the particular one we checked out was “Jesus Feeds the Multitudes.“ The story is fairly standard fare for any Christian children’s video — it is an amazing miracle, and is easy to retell for children. … [Read more…]