Afraid to go Home

Sometimes I will see my kids do something and I’m suddenly transported back to my childhood. Today I was reminded of an incident with my twin brother. We were at my Grandmother’s house and were about 4 or 5 years old. We were playing in Grandmother’s garden. He had a rake and I had a…

Lord of the Mess…Post-it Note #16

We live in the parsonage beside the church that Hubby pastors.  It’s a good size house with lots of space.  But it’s filled with lots of people.  We take up every inch and spill over sometimes.  5 kids, the dogs, bunny rabbits, explosions of toys and laundry.  Good luck finding a place to sit.  A…

Post-it Note #13: What’s Really Important?

Sunday mornings are kind of tough around here.  It’s hectic.  This past weekend was no different.  There were the clothes to iron and the 5 kids to feed and get dressed.  Squabbles to break up and constant reminding that it’s time to brush their teeth.  Looking for shoes for daughter #3 for the umpteeth time….