Monthly Archives: September 2011

Chocolate Milk Daydreams

“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” – Gloria Steinem “Mommy, when I grow up, I’m going to have a store of my own and sell only … Continue reading

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When I Was a Child

Ephraim is so close to walking.  He has taken three steps (accidentally) but is afraid to stand on his own for more than a few seconds.  And he has to be able to reach out and grab me in case … Continue reading

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How Do I Look?

I am a pretty organized person.  I really am.  I usually fix breakfast the night before to put in the oven first thing in the morning.  The kids’ clothes are laid out for them, so there won’t be any delays … Continue reading

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O Be Careful Little Ears (and Eyes)

My friend posted a question on Facebook yesterday about a cartoon that she was watching with her son.  It was not something she normally watched, but one particular scene bothered her.  She wondered if she was being overly sensitive to … Continue reading

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Abba Father

The sun has barely risen for the day when I can hear a stirring in my son’s room and then a steady stream of “Mama, mama, mama, mama, mama.”  The word I have longed to hear from him now trips … Continue reading

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Jesus Loves Me

Jesus Loves Me (words by Anna Bartlett Warner, music by William Batchelder Bradbury) Jesus loves me!  This I know For the Bible tells me so. Little ones to Him belong; They are weak, but He is strong.                                                     Chorus: Yes, … Continue reading

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The Kiss

A butterfly kiss. That’s all it takes for my children to get me to forget their messy rooms, their temper tantrums from this afternoon, or even the wet bathroom floor (which I am pretty sure was a joint venture).  Such … Continue reading

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