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Fishing with Children

Thoughts on Fishing with Kids? When possible – set them up for success. Go fishing at a good time. Use a little hook. If you catch one on your line, let them reel it in. Warm clothes – it’s often…

Happy Mother’s Day

   Photo by Chloe Motherhood isn’t easy. Not if you’re doing it right! Motherhood isn’t about happiness, though it is a byproduct sometimes. But motherhood is a beautiful calling, a blessed privilege, an amazing opportunity, an incredible responsibility and the…

A Compliment for Mommy

The other day as I was helping my tots get into their snow clothes to go outside to play {for all too short a time before coming in to get undressed because it’s cold}, Chloe looked at me and said,…

Peace Without Guilt

When Isaac was admitted to the NICU at the hospital in a neighboring city, we didn’t know how long he would be there. I wasn’t breastfeeding because he didn’t have the stamina for bottle or breast. I was pumping and…

Chloe Turns 5

  You love wearing Oma’s vintage jewels Happy birthday, Chloe! Today you turn 5. You have been so excited, looking forward to this day. “Five is a big number”, you tell me proudly. Five years have passed slowly and quickly.…