• create,  family

    treasure hunt

    This weekend we had some friends over for a camp out at our house and Dave had the idea to make a treasure hunt for the kids. There are 5 kids under the age of 7 so we knew they’d be all over it (and let’s be honest, the two of us had a blast planning it). We made out clues, each leading to another until the final clue led to the treasure map. Dave wanted it to be a bit of a learning experience for the older kids, so he was sure to teach them about paces and direction. {disclaimer: I’m not a professional photographer…these were taken with my…

  • family,  Uncategorized

    there goes my heart…

    Today is the day! The day that both of my children are in all-day school, 5 days a week. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t excited for this day…not wanting them to grow up too soon but excited for what the school year brings. New friendships. Learning. Focused time for me. Date days with the hubs. Finally being able to help in the classrooms without finding childcare. So many good things come with today (minus the hiccup with the bus not showing up). They’ve been prayed for and talked to about bullying and friendships and sharing the light of Jesus to their classmates. Today my heart goes to…