Tag Archive for kids

Kids’ Choir 2015

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I’m really playing catch-up.  Didn’t realize so many things have happened. Last spring, both big boys were in the kids’ choir.  They are both shy, so I expected them to quietly participate with their own serious ways.  Boy, did they surprise me! My oldest sang his heart out at a volume we could actually hear. …

First Track Meet

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Last spring, we were looking for what our oldest most enjoys being involved in.  He still loved EVERYTHING.  But he specifically told me he wanted to run races.  I looked into track and it’s only for eight years and up.  But I was telling someone about this desire of his, and she told me of…

The Kinesthetic Alphabet

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My little guy may have known his letters since before his second birthday, but that doesn’t keep him from thoroughly enjoying what is being taught in kindergarten, nor appreciating his teacher’s teaching techniques.  He loves teaching his brothers (and us) all that he learns.  So, for your academic delight, here is a fun way of…

Play Matters

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This summer, Daddy got to be part of a great community service project through his work, by serving the community that inspired the creation of the organization he works for.  They got to build them a playground! (Daddy insists on having some context to the following picture…  as a build team leader, he was required…

Pumpkins

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I love pumpkins!  And I love kids with pumpkins!  We made a brief visit to our local farm to take pictures.  It seems no matter what time of day we’ve gone, it’s way too sunny and hot, so we kept it brief. We got another pumpkin opportunity with out great friends who invited us to…

Hide and Seek

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I’ve noticed that with the house a mess, I feel defeated in ever getting the dishes and laundry clean.  It is so futile.  But I carry a heavy weight on my shoulders of being “busy” even though I’m not attempting to tackle it.  I busy myself with other things, to escape the overwhelming chores and…

Unstoppable

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I’m a Type A, over-achieving first-born who has always found life to be more fulfilling when I push myself to my limits, and make the impossible happen.  I was a shy nerd in high school, who tried out for student government and found myself in front of the entire school, dancing and lip-synching to a…