HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thomas and I couldn't possibly be more excited to start a new year. You'd think the years we looked forward to grand events like our wedding or the birth of our first child would have topped the list, but nope! 2019 is the most exciting one for us yet. Why? Because 2018… Continue reading So Long 2018!
We are on our way to Tennessee for Christmas! My poor husband and the kids have icky colds. Somehow that always seems to happen on the holidays, doesn't it?! ************************ "Merry Kidmas" The stockings are hung on the doorknobs with care. The dog is humping her Lover Bear. Santa’s not coming because he isn’t real.… Continue reading Peace On Earth Despite Runny Noses
Jacob trotted across the dirt road up to his family’s clay hut. The sun dropped behind the hills right as he stepped through the doorway, set with heavy timber and adorned with a mezuzah. He eagerly looked towards the fire, hoping for a warm bowl of stew, but his father blocked the view. “I need… Continue reading The Baby That Changed The World
"WHY WON'T SHE SLEEP?!" We've asked this question more times than we could ever count. And then finally, we found something that worked. Today's post was inspired by "Sleep Through The Night Presents," a sleep training tactic that literally saved our sanity. I've told several people about it recently. Since they were very interested, I… Continue reading The Girl Who Wouldn’t Sleep And How Presents Helped
Today, a random thought crossed my mind: What if Lyla helped me write a poem? She's my talkative, hilarious three and a half year old. The other day I posted Just For Kicks And Giggles, full of funny quotes from my silly gal. She never ceases to crack me up, unless of course she's throwing… Continue reading Poem Collaboration With My Daughter; Nurturing Creativity
Help! Someone stole my blog post ideas! Oh, wait. That was me. If you're saying, "What is this crazy lady talking about?" then I'll admit that I'm saying that too. Here, let me try to explain... Lately, I've been writing poetry, so much so, that I created a new blog. It's called Evening Poetry, "sharing words… Continue reading Identity Theft
Four days ago we ran out of coffee. Eek! We didn't see it coming. And somehow we never managed to go to the store to get more. On Sunday we drank the coffee at church. On Monday Luke and I went on a little date to Starbucks while Lyla was in preschool. My boy LOVES… Continue reading must…find…COFFEE