T-ball is the cutest. Silas had his first game a couple Saturdays ago, and we were so proud! We signed him up for Cedar Mill Little League so he could be on a team with his friends from school. The two head coaches are husbands of some friends of mine from Moms In Prayer. Not… Read More Go, Dodgers!
Silas was reading to Brynn this morning, and Brynn decided to read along with him. Cooper, on the other hand, has decided to pursue his doctorate.
If you need a smile today, if you need a bit of beauty in your life, take 17 minutes to watch this short clip called The Gnomist. I stumbled upon it by accident today, and it’s captured our imaginations.
Silas As Dad Moody noted when he and Mom visited a few weeks ago, Silas seems to have forgotten about superheroes the moment we set foot in this house. While superheroes are fun for little boys to be into, and while I do miss seeing him in costume, I’m happy that the outdoors and nature… Read More Growing Up
Brynn took her first solo steps on May 16th, but it’s taken me this long to catch a good video of her showing off her new skill. This week she’s been especially persistent about staying on her feet. Though she didn’t begin walking as early as her brothers (Silas at 9 months & Cooper at 10… Read More We Have A Walker
That’s how I felt on Mother’s Day this year. And I’m thankful. The happiness of it caught me by surprise. While I always send my mom a Mother’s Day card, I especially enjoyed writing hers this year. I know she’s been a mom of little people, just like I am right now. I’m so thankful for… Read More Happy
Falcon Field airport in Mesa had an open house the last weekend in March. We drove across the Valley for a family day. An Army Cobra helicopter was offering rides to paying customers, historical aircraft was on display, and food trucks and bouncy houses rounded out the family fun. We especially enjoyed the historic restored… Read More Planes, Planes, and More Planes
Cooper seems to have a good ear for music—not so much for spelling…
Hey, everybody! I’m 9 months old now. That means I can wave, pull up on furniture and eat Cheerios. My first tooth popped through on the day before Valentine’s Day. (Mommy thinks it’s adorable that I have just one tooth.) I also love to dance! Music is optional. My favorite dance move is to bounce… Read More .75
I think I’ve created a new holiday character. Introducing—-the Valentine Ninja! Here’s the story… Back in my Utah days, my roomie Tara and I hosted a Valentine sleepover for the teen and tween girls at the school where we were teaching. That night Tara introduced us all to a “heart attack” as we forked the teen… Read More Of Valentine Ninjas and Mountain Men