Five years ago, a courageous (and obviously beautiful) woman laboriously welcomed a precious bundle into the world– then took drastic, sacrificial measures to preserve his life. Today & always I’m grateful to her, for him, and for the blessing/privilege it is to be his family. Incidentally, I’m also grateful for the freedom to build our family how Read More →

I’m blogging through the alphabet with A Net in Time & Hopkins Homeschool… this week we’ve made it to the letter Z! Obviously in our house Z is for Zoology. a / b / c / d / e / f / g / h / i / j / k / l / m / n / o Read More →

You might recall our family’s big spring/summer project has been renovating a neglected 1970’s rambling rancher right next door to my sister. We’re settled in now and have been chugging along with updates, but I had to share a recent project that Husband undertook to bless me for my recent birthday… I think it’s my favorite part Read More →

This week’s What to Read Wednesday is woefully tardy… ironically because I’m presently swept up in a book series. #BookwormProbs My advice for boredom busting road-trip lit is to grab any old book you want– no matter how embarrassing or silly. Often in our house lately it’s the likes of Dork Diaries and other such fluff… Not Read More →

I’m blogging through the alphabet with A Net in Time & Hopkins Homeschool. This week we’re on the letter Y. In our homeschool, Y is for Yarn… a / b / c / d / e / f / g / h / i / j / k / l / m / n / o / Read More →

This week’s What to Read Wednesday theme is elephants. It was an easy one for me, since I grew up on the Saggy Baggy Elephant, Babar, Dumbo and Horton. Like I mentioned last week, it’s a joy for me to pass down those same timeless tales to my own children. Saggy Baggy Elephant / Babar / Horton Hears Read More →

Yesterday we celebrated the US of A’s Independence Day. As a mother to and daughter of immigrants (by way of China and Canada, respectively) I’m especially grateful to reside in the land of the free– of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. As with any birthday —and true to the prevailing theme on our Read More →