What cute things have your children uttered? I hope you take a moment to share and reflect on the gift of motherhood with me. For everyone, have a wonderful Mother’s Day! If you are currently a deployed mama, get home soon to your kiddos, and wishing you a bundle of hugs upon your arrival. If you have recently returned….welcome home! … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 17, Motherhood and “Out of the Mouths of Babes”
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Life poses many threats for our kids. As parents, we do our best to make sure they’re safe; yet, it’s pretty challenging to run a checklist of every danger. As a community, we can certainly help to influence the awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning.
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I love Easter weekend, the sense of rebirth, the opening of one’s heart, and our greatest blessing… And yet, I believe my Easter weekends might be very different was it not for my neighbor Ms. S. For it was her gentle invitations to church that began our families journey towards Christ. First, I should return to … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 14, Easter Blessings and Mowing Lawns
I am so thankful for this time of year as the longer days of baking mud pies begins! I hope you enjoy these images as I continue my “52 Weeks of Thankfulness” at Haddon’s Musings. A special thank you to Bernadette for allowing me to participate on this journey. As I’m out enjoying the sunshine, I hope … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 11, Muddy Buckets
Cheers to another “52 Weeks of Thankfulness” at Haddon’s Musings. This week I’m paying tribute to simple bowls of rice. While it’s a basic staple in many diets throughout the world, I must admit these days it represents more than food for me. I’m ashamed to admit as a young child I despised rice. Growing up Asain-American, my … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 9, Accepting My Bowl of Rice
Cheers to another week of “52 Weeks of Thankfulness” at Haddon’s Musings, and you bet…I’m thanking the daisy. Okay by appearance the daisy isn’t really that grand of a flower. Its beauty is derived from its simplicity, at least that’s how I feel, or at least that’s what attracted me to the Gateway theme on WordPress–I thought, … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness,Week 6: Thanking the Daisy
I continue Bernadette’s “52 Weeks of Thankfulness” at Haddon’s Musings, this week I’m reflecting on my little guy and our pup. When you get these two together, it really is a sight. My little one would like nothing more than Boots to oblige his every whim. Boots would like nothing more than be paid in treats, … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 4, A Boy and His Pup
“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson- I’ll bet Stevenson’s words are sung through the heart of a young child: children don’t really care so much about the where, but that they are indeed going. What … More Words Crush Wednesday: A Lesson on Exploration
“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.” -Roy L. Smith- As Christmas is around the corner, I wanted to share a few thoughts on how we might spread the joy of Christmas. It’s important to remember the little things really do matter; after all, they are the … More Sharing the Spirit of Christmas