Category Archives: Family Stuff

Sweet Hannah

Two boys came up to Hannah at lunch today and said, if we were both about to be eaten by sharks, which one would you save. Hannah said, “You are both human beings. I would save you both.” They kept … Continue reading

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Great Kids Devotional Book

JR and I have been reading Streams in the Desert for Kids faithfully to the kids this year.  Now, don’t get me wrong, we have certainly missed days, but we still we read it.  Honestly, it is one of the … Continue reading

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Missed Opportunity

Tonight JR took Eddie to Walmart, a big shopping trip and guy time. The girls were excited because they wanted to watch a movie with me. The movie they wanted to watch was called Switching Goals. Check the link to … Continue reading

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The Love Bug

Our church, Fellowship Orlando, has a great kids program. The latest series for the kids has been on worship. Lately, they are learning how to worship God by loving each other. Last night, the kids came home with a worksheet … Continue reading

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Protected: For my brother

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The Advent Wreath

This was the first year we added the Advent Wreath to our Christmas traditions, Advent is latin for coming. I have to say it was wonderful. On Christmas Eve, the kids were excited for many things and one of them … Continue reading

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Protected: Girls at ballet – my middle name

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Been a long time

Alot has happened in the past few weeks. The biggest one being my dad having some health problems. He recently had a heart attack and shortly thereafter a quadruple bypass. He is fine now and is at home recuperating. My … Continue reading

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The word ‘but’

As a mother, one thing I have tried to do with each of my children is teach them how to read. I use the book called “Teach Your Child To Read in 100 Easy Lessons.” It has worked very well … Continue reading

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SeaWorld

Here is my first attempt at attaching pictures to a post. We went to Seaworld today and it was great. The weather was perfect. It was the fifth time for me and the kids and second for JR. SeaWorld has … Continue reading

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Chasing the Turtle

Yesterday, we saw a pretty cool thing. Out in the middle of the golf course was some type of creature. I wasn’t sure if it was an armadillo or a turlte so I got out the binoculars to take a … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle Launch Attempt

We tried to take the family today to see the space shuttle launch. We left a little late – as usual for our family – a couple hours before the launch. The usual one hour drive to that area was … Continue reading

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Interview with Kids

*****What do you think of Florida? Rachel: “There’s a lot of water and there’s a big alligator in our backyard.” Hannah: “What I think of Florida is that its nice and soft and I like the condo we are living … Continue reading

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The Candy Thief

This morning I took Rachel to school and JR was at home with Hannah and Eddie. After I left, JR told me that Hannah was yelling at Eddie for sneaking some of the candy. Eddie had moved one of the … Continue reading

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Bowling during Spring Break

Today I took the kids bowling with some friends. This was really fun. The kids loved it and had a great time with their friends. There were 7 kids ages 6 and under. It was nice to spend time with … Continue reading

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Hiking w/kids

Well today we took the kids hiking at Thunderbird park. I was pretty surprised that our youngest made it all the way to the top. JR had to carry him over the rocky parts but he was just stoked to … Continue reading

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Snow in Sunflower

Today I took the kids up to Sunflower, AZ where there was about 6in. – 1ft of snow left from the last storm. They have been wanting to go to the snow since 2004 but things kept coming up in … Continue reading

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