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The Big Switch…seasonal clothing

by Mamajil on March 15, 2013

In our home we have pretty much had a docile winter, both in temperatures and in terms of illness. I have been so blessed that the children have all stayed pretty healthy all winter, until this past week. I am not sure what it is about my personality that makes me have to take a […]


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Life Is So Fragile…

by Mamajil on March 11, 2013

As I sit here at the keyboard with tears running down my cheeks, I feel as if I were in an infomercial for a vacuum pack machine, because my insides feel just like that…as if my heart lungs and everything else has been vacuumed packed so tight that it hurts. Praise music going in the […]

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Wordless Wednesday……

March 6, 2013
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A recap of our Dr. Seuss birthday party…… The Lorax…. The boys reciting Green Eggs and Ham…. And we had lots of “Seuss Food” too….. The humidity kind of melted our thing one and thing two hair…. Overall it was a very captivating day…. Tweet

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Math Cheats…..

March 5, 2013
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We all love a short cut, a secret passage, an easier way to finish a task. I must say my kids are no exception. So today when I introduced a short cut to learning the 9 times tables the gleam in my kid’s eye was all I needed to know I was a definite HERO!! […]

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Puzzles, Conversation, & A Race

March 5, 2013
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It’s been a nice day in my neck of the woods the temperatures were a bit chilly, but that was okay. A few of the kids were on the mend from a nasty bug that hit this weekend, so the day had a slow pace to it….. After our regular school work, and chores, we […]

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Happily Ever After Is A Choice

March 4, 2013
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I was talking with a friend the other day and we were discussing the unexpected twists and turns in life, and how we just need to focus on the character of God instead of focusing on the circumstance at hand. That got me thinking about “Happily Ever After”. You know….. Long, long ago when I […]

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Wordless Wednesday

February 27, 2013
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This boy….. Who loves the outdoors….. And who has a new found obsession with bull frogs……. This boy who loves reading Captain Underpants books in his spare time, And who laughs hysterically at his own cartoon drawings……. Has my heart! Tweet

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Ever Feel Like You Are Herding Cat’s, Pushing a Rope or Squashing Water….Yeah, Me Too!

February 26, 2013
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Yesterday it rained buckets in my neck of the woods!!! As a matter of fact it is still raining! It’s been ages, since we have had days of rain, and I can say that although I know droughts are not good, waking up to a flash flood weather alert booming on my cell phone this […]

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Colonial Fair

February 25, 2013
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Its a rainy Monday morning in my neck of the woods. I am sipping hot steamy coffee and thinking back over my weekend. It was a busy one, full of activity, fun, and tons of rain!!! I never realize how unconventional my life is until I start to jot it down. We live in a […]

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They Say Cousins Are Your First Best Friends……

February 21, 2013
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They say your cousins are your first best friends….. I think they are right! I am fortunate to have many cousins. On my mother’s side of the family I am the oldest grandchild so my cousins are all younger than me. My childhood memories of them are more of holding and playing with young children, […]

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