There are a couple of things that happen during pregnancy that I'm so glad I don't have to deal with when I'm not pregnant. One is heartburn; the other is calf cramps (charlie horses). Immediately as I woke up this morning, I prayed, "Oh, God, please, No." But it came anyway. I … [Read more...] about Pregnancy Pains
On Friday the four kids and I went to the Chicago Science and Industry Museum. My 10 yo niece went with us also--to help me out with the little ones. I usually get very nervous driving to (and in) the city, but the Lord has really been helping me to have so much peace lately (including when my … [Read more...] about Science & Industry Museum
I've made a new list for my husband and I to sing with our boys before bed every night. Here is the list with words in case anyone is interested. SUNDAY Battle Hymn of the Republic Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord; He is trampling … [Read more...] about New songs to sing
We had an interesting night a couple of nights ago. My 14 mo. old woke up from her afternoon nap with trouble breathing. I waited an hour and then called the doctor. He said it sounded like croup and to get to the ER. So all four kids and I headed over there. Thankfully, my husband was on his … [Read more...] about Hospital Visit
I had a really nice Mother's Day yesterday. I got the perfect gift--my van detailed (thoroughly cleaned inside)! I've been asking for this as my Mother's Day "gift" for the last three years. It's the perfect way to end a wet, muddy, snowy wintertime and messy van! It was a … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day
Sometimes it's just crazy around here. Right now my 5 yo is walking around with a kazoo singing "Jingle Bells" at the top of his lungs. My 2 yo just put on a piglet costume with an adult-size flight helmet. Sometimes I wish it were a little quieter, but it's always fun! … [Read more...] about Craziness!