Monthly Archive: June 2010

Jun 24

Thoughtful Thursday

B “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” “I do not pray for success; I ask for faithfulness.” “We need to find God, and He cannot be found in noise and restlessness.  God is the friend of silence.  See how nature – trees, flowers, grass – grows in …

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Jun 21

A song of hope

This is awesome…just awesome! This adorable girl, Leslie, has autism. She was non-verbal…until she learned to sing.

Jun 21

I’m a mean, mean mom

So…. My 7-year old, Munchkin keeps telling me she is part cat, and meows all the time. It drives me nuts, so I told her I’m taking her to the vet tomorrow to get looked at and taken care of. I thought she knew I was joking until she burst into tears and said “I …

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Jun 20

Daddy Day

There’s a reason I love him: Happy Father’s Day Clay!

Jun 19

Versatile Blog Award

Well, cool beans, I was recently awarded with the Versatile Blogger Award!  I’m a total sucker for these awards too, in case you don’t remember from last time.:-) Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU to Natalie A. for this honor.  It really, truly, made my day to receive this award, I will accept it very happily …

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Jun 18

My Lil’ Photographer

My 7-year old loves taking pictures.  I love that she can make my crappy looking flowerbed look kinda cute: She also makes herself look pretty good, but that’s not hard:

Jun 18

Treasure Hunts…a perfect summer activity!

 My daughter loves, LOVES treasure hunts.  And she loves doing them when friends come over.  In fact, she’s known for them.  We had a gal over today and the very first thing she said to me was “can we do a treasure hunt?”  I was able to say yes because I’d prepared it the night …

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Jun 18

Home Depot and Lowes

Don’t forget that Lowe’s offers free clinics for your children every other week, and Home Depot offers them on the first Saturday of the month.  The Lowe’s clinics fill up extremely quickly, so be sure to register early! My local Home Depot does NOT require a sign up, but rather it’s first come, first served.  …

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Jun 17

Thoughtful Thursday

 (photo courtesy) “All men are created equal, it is only men themselves who place themselves above equality. “ David Allan Coe

Jun 16

Ernie and Leizl Els open up about autism

(photo)Those who get the Sunday paper may have seen an article in the Parade about Ernie Els, aka, The Big Easy.  A golf pro since 1989, he is currently ranked no. 7 in the world. And he has a son with autism. The article talks about how opening up to the world about his son, …

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