Children Category



Nov 22
2010

The Myth of the Perfect Parent


Saturday night, we attended mass at St. Gabriel’s in McKinney. Hubby dropped us off at the door and went to park. I carried the Lion into the service and Gadget sat next to us. All was well for about five minutes, and then the Lion started talking. He was not using his inside voice, and he was asking a bunch of questions just as the homily started. I asked nicely for him to be quiet,…

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Sep 16
2010

Junk Food


I’ve been working hard to teach Gadget how to make healthy eating choices. It has become a very black and white lesson. Carrots = good, pizza every night for dinner = bad. I was very impressed to realize Gadget had learned the lesson one evening after Hubby explained a dinner conversation between he and the boys. Hubby had made the boys Nutella sandwiches for dinner, and Gadget had never tasted Nutella before. He took one…

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May 09
2010

Mother’s Day


I am so grateful to God that he blessed Hubby and I with the ability to bear children. Children are truly a blessing. I made today all about me, and even told Gadget that Mother’s Day was when the daddies and babies took care of the mommies. But now I realize, that today I am honored to be Gadget and the Lion’s mom, and I should be honoring them.

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Mar 05
2010

3 Arrows in Our Quiver?


Written in January: I found out almost two weeks ago that I’m pregnant with Victor baby number three, but I don’t feel pregnant. Now, I know, I know, the experts say every pregnancy is different, but this is my fifth pregnancy. I have a little bit of experience with what pregnancy feels like in this one body that I have. On the top ten list of symptoms, I really only have item number ten, a…

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Jan 22
2010

Monkeying Around


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