Today’s Christmas passage was Isaiah 9:2-7. Mara understood more than Micah, but even for her (and me!) this passage was a little complicated.
We focused on the names of Christ and talked through the meanings of each and why He is called that:
The Mighty God
The Everlasting Father
The Prince of Peace
When we got to the “Prince of … Continue reading
I can’t explain it. (Not being part of it.)
But there is this almost–dare I say–elitist? Red-Head Group that instinctively knows who is really and truly “one” of them. You have to be in the group to really know.
Growing up, I knew someone in The Group. She would look at other apparent red-heads and declare, “She … Continue reading
One of my favorite pictures Mara has drawn was of the girls’ room:
I love it because despite its primitive nature in the design sense, it truly captures “their” room. Mara’s bed with her pink kasey quilt. The bars of Carissa’s crib, where every morning she stands and calls to her big sister, waking her up. … Continue reading
At certain stages of life, children produce art en masse.
Mara’s at that stage. Micah is still dabbling in it.
A friend once suggested that rather than saving every piece of paper your child colors, you could instead take a photo of those you want to remember and keep a computer file of pictures of each child’s … Continue reading