Recent Posts about Parenting

Snow Days: Enjoying the Beauty of Winter

A week ago, we got a good six inches of the white stuff. Today, the forecast is calling for another eight inches on top of the snow that’s left. To someone who didn’t grow up with snow every winter, (I think we had snow 2 or 3 times in the 16 years I lived in southern California!) snow is an exciting event!  It’s been a few years since we’ve had a snowy winter like this one here in Missouri!

A Good Father

I spent the afternoon today going through years of photos.  So many sweet memories.  For years I had wanted to put up a series of pics of the kidlets all at the same age, and today it finally got accomplished.  One pic per kiddo, each taken at their first birthday. It took longer than it…

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Resurrection Rolls

With Easter (and April Fool’s Day!) coming up soon in a couple weeks, I’m sure there will be a plethora of posts about different holiday traditions (and pranks! Don’t forget those!) but despite that, I wanted to share a fun tradition that the kidlets and I have done for the past several years. Resurrection Rolls! …

The Blessings of March

March has always been a special month for me.  As a child, I always looked forward to it because it was my birthday month.  Happy Birthday to me!  But more than that, it was the month I always associated with daffodils.  My mom is a flower lady.  Thanks to her I’ve always had a love…

To My Valentine

  “Be careful who you meet that first week of college,” my mom cautioned.  “People meet their future spouses the first week of college…” I may or may not have rolled my eyes at her advice.  That wasn’t my goal in going to college.  I was going to go, study, play some soccer, and come…