Tag Archives: grandparenting

mylah’s art

Here is my birthday card from Mylah, age 4.  It’s a picture of the two of us having a picnic at the park.  You can’t see our legs because we are  sitting down.  Laura told me that when she first … Continue reading

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my magical house

Many of my childhood memories live in my house, as do the beautiful memories of raising my own children.  And now I am blessed to be building new memories here with my grandchildren.  And even though it is so old … Continue reading

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christmas day at our house

When we first had children, we spent Christmas rushing from one house to the other, trying to make all of our family happy, and in the meantime, making our children very UNhappy.  One year I declared that we were going … Continue reading

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our christmas eve

After church, it’s time for dinner and opening a few presents, and mostly just loving being together!

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happy birthday cal

One year ago our precious third grandchild was born.  I can’t imagine life without this wild and wonderful, sweet and funny boy!  Thank you, God, for our little Cal!

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thumbprint plates

Last Christmas Mylah gave me this plate I’m hoping to get another one this Christmas- maybe this one?

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bedtime prayers from a two-year-old

Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. Guide me safely through the night And wake me with the morning light. Amen.

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rapunzel, age 2

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jaws!

I’m preparing for our annual crazy family beach trip.  It’s going to be a hard one this year without my sister-in-law Anne, who passed away in November.  While we are there we are going to honor her by committing her … Continue reading

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princess mylah

Yesterday Mylah wore a princess dress for the first time.  I think she’s a natural…..Princess Mylah

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