Month: August 2010

Red Felt Pen

Red Felt Pen

Yesterday was the first day Ainsley came home with homework and a worksheet she had done in class with a “grade” on it. A grade, meaning, “-1” on the top corner of the paper. I find my reaction kinda funny now that I think about […]

Show & Tell

Show & Tell

Ains had her first “show and tell” today. The theme was summer. She picked this instrument to take. I thought it was an interesting choice. Not my first choice, but I was determined to let it be her choice. I was listening to a sermon […]

My Beautiful Dreamer

My Beautiful Dreamer

Today marks the end of the first week of Kindergarten and guess what, I cried. Yesterday Ainsley’s teacher said she missed me and that’s all I could think about as I walked her to her room. She hung up her raincoat and backpack and was […]

The First Day

The First Day

Well the day is over and my thoughts are still swimming. There were definitely highs and lows to the day and I can safely describe myself as ooshy, gooshy, sentimental. The day started out as any normal morning. About 20 min. before we needed to […]

A Poem

A Poem

First Day   Everyone has a First Day, When they feel sad and all alone. It can be so scary, when you’re out there on your own.   And I know that a First Day can be full of doubts and fears. But they’re full […]

The Day We Were Peniless

The Day We Were Peniless

Officially one year has passed since “the day we were peniless” aka, August 12, 2009.   Am I relieved, yes, but mostly thankful because God brought us through it. As a tribute to Him, I wanted to share this post. “The day we were peniless” […]

Independence

Independence

This week I’m preparing for school. Ainsley will start Kindergarten and Ashden will start preschool. As you can imagine, I am feeling conflicting emotions. I will MISS them terribly throughout the day, but I won’t miss the fighting and headache of grocery shopping with 3 […]

Milestones

Milestones

We have always affectionately referred to our kids at this milestone as standing bear. Not really sure why, but we’ve reached the milestone that I most dislike. It’s a constant tumble to the floor because they haven’t learned to walk, and crawling is a thing […]

Coming Soon

Coming Soon

We recently lost our hard drive. Yes, we have an iMac and it crashed- not usual for Macs but we always seem to find the lemon in the bunch. So, to preserve pictures and memories we plan on starting a blog. Follow along if you […]