Thankful Thursdays ~ Firsts

Behind the wheel for the first time… (still my beating heart!) First deer….first try with a cross bow… First Day of Fall… the Autumn colors are already beautiful… …and another son in college got his first exam back, 101% today.  Yahoo! And he has his first interview scheduled. Yahoo again. Amazing how many firsts can happen in a day, or a week… Yes, am very thankful for firsts for sure…..and that they don’t stop when the kids are little withRead more

Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Endurance

Pairing socks…Now that takes endurance at my house! But seriously, isn’t it funny, how sometimes the little stuff of life like pairing socks can be the things we put off?  It’s not an overwhelming job when it’s kept in check, but oh brother, you should see what happens in my home when the laundry gets away from us. Pairing socks with one load of laundry is pretty simple and do-able.  But when the laundry  piles up and isn’t sorted rightRead more

Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Endurance

This little guy knows a thing or two about endurance.  He endured many a “time out” or two.  I endured giving many a “time out” or two.  Per day.  When he was between the ages of 3 and 4, he sat by trees, in chairs, at the edge of swimming pools, on stools, walls, and on the sidewalk. He was quite consistent with pushing boundaries, which as you mommas out there know, meant I needed to try to be consistent withRead more