Why I quit Facebook… and how I feel about it

I would be lying if I said I don’t have a Facebook account at all. At this point, it exists 80% because of a family group chat, and 20% because I haven’t finished backing up my pictures. But I can’t access facebook, and don’t have a facebook page, personal or otherwise; it’s been deactivated for… Continue reading Why I quit Facebook… and how I feel about it

Momdays · motherhood · Uncategorized

Children of God

My girls were fighting from the start this Sunday morning. Somewhat like the disciples at Passover, they fought over their position at the table, but clearly and unfortunately nobody was trying to be nearer to Jesus. They fought over wording, they fought over seating, they fought over who got the mirror in the bathroom, they fought over which direction they were facing in their seats as the three of us got in the vehicle and headed off to church and which way whose arms were bent. I’d been banging my head against a wall with them all morning. I had scolded, I had reminded, I had yelled from across the house, I had come back and scolded again.

The definition of insanity, I’m told, is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.

baby · baby photos · DIY · sewing · sewing for boys · Uncategorized

Impressed to be Dressed

Oh man, I blinked and two months passed! Or maybe I fell asleep. Probably I was wading through life with 5 kids and homework and bedtimes and naps and chores and fighting and feeding and loving. Fall is a busy season at work and at school, so why not add a baby in the mix,… Continue reading Impressed to be Dressed