Well, I'm ready to make my big announcement and the explanation of why I haven't been blogging lately. Yes, we're expecting baby #5! He or she will arrive sometime in October! You'd think since I've gone through this 4 times in the last 4 years, I'd … [Read more...] about Big Announcement
I've been feeling pretty lousy lately and haven't had much energy to use the computer. I will be back to blogging soon, though! … [Read more...] about Be back soon!
Today's Sunday Chicago Tribune headline is "State eyes free preschool: Blagojevich [Illinois governor] plan would offer program to all 3- and 4-year-olds." Oh, I can't express how saddened and frustrated I am about reading this. Here is a quote from the … [Read more...] about State Funded Preschool
Right now my 3 older kids (ages 5, 3 and 2) are sitting at the table playing with pipe cleaners and Wikki Stix (kind of like wax-covered pipe cleaners that will stick together). A completely mess-free activity! However, I have to get up every 30 seconds to pick up the ones they … [Read more...] about Random Thoughts
Last night when I was trying to fall asleep I suddenly had a desire to see my children's faces again. It had only been a few hours since I had put them to bed, but I felt like I couldn't wait to see them smile again. They are so precious! I then remembered another time I … [Read more...] about My children’s faces
I feel like we had a pretty productive day today. I woke up at 5:15 a.m. to my 2-year-old yelling, "Mom!" I left her in there for a while, hoping she'd go back to sleep. All six of us were awake by 5:30. After breakfast we read chapters 6-9 of Genesis, about Noah and the … [Read more...] about What we did today