Circle of Life

Yesterday was quite a day. We started the day at a funeral of a wonderful man, Ron Crunkleton. I ended the day at a baby shower! It really made me think about the Circle of Life. Ron and his wife, Sherry have been such an example to me over the last 9 years that we…

Clean and Fed

Every six month (if we are lucky enough not to need appointments in between) we head to the dentist. Thankfully our dentist is amazing and lets me bring four kids one time and five the next. That is great since it is 30 miles one way! The name Rhys means enthusiastic and we hit the…

FYO Strikes Again

Yesterday, Anderson came home from orchestra so excited because Ms. Cheryl gave him some of the old concert programs. This morning, I found him going through the programs and listening to the various songs. I absolutely love how much music plays a role in my children’s lives.

Imagination Station

I love how a child’s mind works. Last week we were at the park and a man’s daughter had set up an ice cream stand selling mulch ice cream. She proudly called out “Ice cream!” A little boy came to claim his “ice cream” but as he turned around a boy from up on the…

Not My Circus

I think this is the first post where my family was not the circus! Granted, most of my children (including all the littles) were not with me! But I would like to think we have a different kind of circus anyway.  The gym was packed, people everywhere! The excitement of the game riveting through the…

Inspiration Point

It has taken years but my older kids finally honor my happy place. Well, most of the time.  There are two rules when Mom is in the shower Do NOT bother mom unless the house is on fire Do NOT bother mom unless someone is bleeding to death I feel those rules are pretty simple,…

Homeschooling Day Two

Wow it’s been awhile! You didn’t miss much though – sickness followed sickness. But we have officially started school again. I took some pics today so I said “I should write a post.”  Today went pretty well. I spent quite a bit of time with the three littles! That was fun and made them SO…