On Monday night we had family night. We usually open with a prayer, followed by a brief lesson. Then we do a fun activity together and enjoy a treat. We like to keep it simple. This week, we gave Caden the option to pick the fun activity. And he chose balloons. More specifically, infl
Whew! What a whirlwind December … & a slow start to January. Yes, January 1 has come and gone. I feel like I was left behind at the starting line, and once I got moving, it was at a crawl. But slow & steady wins the race, and I’d rather get a slow but steady star
Last month I started a new blog series called “sugar & spice” — posts that are all about Harper & raising a girl. So, of course, I also need a series for Caden & raising a boy. Hence, “snips & snails.” And we couldn’t kick off a series
This month my heart has been filled with gratitude for this journey I’m on called motherhood. So when I saw that the One Word challenge at The Lilypad was JOURNEY, I knew what I needed to scrapbook about. My journaling: i always wanted to be a mom, & then i was one, &
This little man celebrated his 7th birthday today! 7 things I love about him right now: his energy & enthusiasm his determination & drive his grin & giggles his perspective & persistence his quirks & questions his texture & tenacity his ideas & imagination
I am a memory keeper and storyteller, as well as an independent consultant for Usborne Books & More. I also love reading & writing, & I dabble in a bit of flower gardening. I love to share all parts of my life here on the blog, including my two wonderful kiddos, so you'll find a lot about scrapbooking mixed in with books and autism and motherhood and parenting.