Category Archives: Joys of Parenthood

DIY Magnets

I don’t know why good magnets are hard to find and expensive when you do find them.  Recently I was at my sister’s house and commented on some of her pretty magnets.  I was surprised to hear that she and … Continue reading

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Christmas through the eyes of a 6 year-old

So far, the days leading up to the Christmas holiday have been filled with excitement, and also a few challenges.  Little Mouse is now 6 and she is filled with such excitement that it’s hard to not be in the … Continue reading

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We’re not left to sink

Our lesson in Bible class the other day was on how God’s children can trust Him.  The story was from Matthew 14:22-33. I challenge you to read it to refresh your memory, or to read it for the first time.  … Continue reading

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Cornstarch Ornaments

The past two Decembers, we have moved, and I cannot tell you all how excited I am to NOT be moving this month.  We have been able to do so many fun activities and have been making great memories!  Little … Continue reading

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Homemade Wrapping Paper

Little Mouse is all about crafts these days.  Every day she asks me what craft we get to make, and if I don’t have an idea she will come up with one on her own.  It is amazing what she … Continue reading

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A lesson learned at the check-out counter

We were about to head out the door as a family to do the mundane task of grocery shopping.  Just as I was telling Little Mouse to get her shoes on, she said she wanted to color a picture for … Continue reading

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A lesson learned at 2 a.m.

I feel a tap on my shoulder and my eyes pop open.  There she is.  Couldn’t sleep and wants to snuggle in my bed.  I can’t say no, so I let her in.  I pull her into a hug and tell … Continue reading

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