Weekly Wrap Up of Weeks 9-10 (I think)


As always, things were busy and I totally forgot to do my wrap ups of our school weeks! It’s fun to look back and see how much the girls are learning and how far we have come from the beginning of September.  I had planned to do school right through our Thanksgiving break, but let’s [Read On]

Monday Facts on Tuesday, Take 2


I’m losing days here people. Am I the only one who feels it?  I get up at 7am on Monday morning and before I know it, Saturday has passed me by and we are well on our way to beginning another week.  Yikes!  It’s been a crazy few days here (like always) but it’s all [Read On]

My Top Devotionals for Moms


I love starting my day grounded in the Word, but admittedly there have been many days when I hit the floor running and realize when I crawl into bed that I neglected my morning time with God.  Thankfully He is very understanding and full of grace, but my days run so much smoother when I [Read On]

What Really Happened Last Friday


Last Friday we were scheduled for a final meditation with Baby S’s birth parents.  The idea was to avoid going through a lengthy trial and hope that the birth parents would decide to surrender and we would be able to move forward with adoption. However, that didn’t happen.  The birth mom decided to check herself [Read On]

Monday Facts on Tuesday!


I joined this super fun new link up that is on Mondays, so for now I’m moving my Monday Facts posts to Tuesdays!  This weekend was very emotional for me, and I must admit that I am very glad for a new week and all the new blessings that will be coming with it!  I [Read On]

My Top Christmas Books for Kids


Today I’m super excited to be joining a new link up!  Each week we’ll be sharing different resources that are my favorites and just might work for you! Even better, it would be so fun if YOU wrote a post and linked it up too!  This week is Christmas Books for Kids. I think we [Read On]

Win a VeggieTales Prize Pack!


I’ve been sharing new and exciting ventures with the VeggieTales for over 2 months now, and it’s been super fun for us!  The girls LOVE seeing all the new clips and videos and they have been very adept at spotting a VeggieTales movie we haven’t watched yet anywhere we go.  I love the message that [Read On]

Today is THE day.

sibling love

Today at 2pm EST we will be sitting in a room with S’s birth parents, their lawyers, our case workers, the state lawyer, the law guardian and a mediator. The purpose of today’s meeting is to give the birth parents one last chance to voluntarily surrender their parental rights in what is called an *identified [Read On]

Classical Conversations Week 8


Whew – I’m starting to get my weeks mixed up!  This week we studied the Missouri Compromise, the circulatory system, English and Latin (not my favorites!) and we are still working our way through the United States map. History: In 1820 Henry Clay worked out the Missouri Compromise, allowing Missouri to enter the union as [Read On]

Introducing the VeggieTales HOTLINE. Really!!

Veggie Tales

This past weekend I was able to share some VeggieTale fun at our house by getting a sneak peek at two of the brand new VeggieTales in the House episodes that are debuting on Netflix THIS month!  The girls LOVED them, and Bella can not (or will not) stop singing the theme song.  If you [Read On]

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