Category Archives: Kids

Pile of Leaves

This year we had trees again in our yard, so that means leaves that fall.  It’s easier to mulch them up using a lawnmower, however, the boys wanted to experience jumping in a pile of leaves.  I always get tickled … Continue reading

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Celebration

We are so thankful for each of you and for the wonderful holiday of Thanksgiving. We were so blessed to be able to celebrate with family! Thanksgiving time is also birthday time around our home.  We had a great time … Continue reading

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The Next Day

I don’t know about you, but I’m thankful all the political advertisements are over.  No wonder people get tired of hearing the ad’s because the political talk for this race started 600 days ago. One summer, when we were living … Continue reading

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Journey

This morning in my (DeAnna) devotion, the passage was from Numbers 33.  The writer of the devotion helped to point out that in the passage it seems like a long list of places the Israelites traveled to, stopped at and … Continue reading

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Wow!

Yesterday Jonah came home from school and shared that one of his music teacher’s has been to Cameroon.  My first thought was he must of misunderstood and she really said Cameron, MO.  We live in a small town and usually … Continue reading

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Tracks

As I was shoveling snow and trying to chip at the underlying ice, I came across some footprints left in the snow by a bird.  I like seeing undisturbed tracks like the birds or like our cat’s pawprints in the … Continue reading

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By Candlelight

When we lived in Cameroon our electricity would shut off randomly – sometimes for a short amount of time and other times for 24+ hours.  We always kept candles, matches and flashlights stationed throughout the house.  When the electricity would … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Winter

The boys haven’t seen snow in five years and have been anxiously awaiting snow.  This morning Jonah was bouncing off the walls because he saw snow outside.  He couldn’t wait to bundle up and go out.  I enjoy how excited … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!!!!  We are filled to the brim with blessings!  This year we celebrated Christmas with family for the first time since 2008. It was great being able to attend the Christmas Eve service at our church and the community … Continue reading

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Through a Child’s Eye

In some ways after years of living outside our passport country, returning is a bit like seeing it for the first time through a child’s eye.  David and I have always enjoyed Christmas lights and displays.  He was on a … Continue reading

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