Sophie loves to make pictures with her ketchup. Part of me—the part that worries about what other people think—wants to tell her not to play with her food; but the greater part wants to revel in her creativity. We went to Michaels and I let the kids each buy a package of stickers. Sophie chose […]
The soldier has a lance piercing Jesus’ side. You can see the nails in Jesus’ hands and feet. Bella says the rainbow, flowers, clouds, and wreath above Jesus’ head symbolize Heaven.
It’s really late now, after the feast of the Presentation so the Christmas season is gone no matter how you stretch the definition. But I wanted to write a bit about the books the kids got for Christmas and Epiphany. Perhaps it’s just as well that I’m only getting to it now because I can […]
Homeschooling has kind of stalled out for us since before Christmas. It’s not that Bella isn’t learning, I’m sure; but formal lessons of any kind have fallen by the wayside as I’ve not had much energy for gathering myself into a purposefulness. So today it was a wonderful surprise to find ourselves stumbling into a […]