“School” This Week

This was an unusual week...perhaps a taste of what it would be like to homeschool one child (with the exception of Little Mister underfoot).  Our two middle girls stayed with grandparents for the week to allow C-Bear to adjust to being home from the hospital. It was good for her to have a quiet house…

My New Christmas Lists

The past three weeks have been tense for our family.  After two weeks of abdominal cramping, unexplained fevers, and three trips to the ER, it was finally discovered that our oldest daughter C-Bear had a ruptured appendix requiring emergency surgery.  I have never seen her so sick.  Her recovery has been excruciating to watch.  The…

Waiting Room Moments

Seems like a fitting way to approach Advent, sitting here, waiting for hours on end in the hospital emergency department.  Have you ever found yourself forced into waiting, all the while with a to do list that would rival the Oxford Dictionary in length?  It's a frustrating feeling, but only until you surrender yourself to…