Skip to main content

Simple Woman's Daybook - August 3rd



From the Simple Woman's DayCheck Spellingbook.

Outside my window...
Perfect sunny Cape Cod Day!

I am thinking...
It is so nice to be on vacation!

I am thankful for...
Being able to be on vacation, naps on vacation (when the boys sleep and I do NOT have to clean!).

From the learning rooms...
Playing with hermit crabs, crabs and learning about why the tide goes in and out!

From the kitchen...
Spaghetti w/Meatballs

I am wearing...
Black shorts and a green tee!

I am creating...
Memories . . .

I am going...
Take a shower after I finish this post!

I am reading . . .
Several books . . .

I am hoping...
For a good rest of our vacation (notice a theme???)

I am praying . . .
For our Nation

I am hearing...
Classical music

Around the house...
K and A are napping, the rest of the house is empty!

One of my favorite things...
Having fun with my family!

A few plans for the rest of the week:
Beach and ocean time! Going to the Cottage Street Bakery, my favorite bakery!

Comments

  1. We had the same thought! :) May you soon be blessed with new friends!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Glad to hear that your week is going well. We are going on a road trip soon as well and I"m laminating a large map of the US with our route highlighted and them giving the little ona s car with velcro on in so he can keep track of the trip as well...the older boys will have more 'formal lessons' but I LOVE the planning stages of a trip...more so that n the actual trip sometimes..ha ha ha! Have a great week! I'm working in my backroom this week as well!
    Blessings,
    ~K~

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

The Gift (Our NFP story) Part 2

(You can read  Part 1 here

     So, by the time Andrew was 18 months old, we knew God was saying no to having more children at the time.  And, as mentioned before, He provided so much peace about it, that we knew we had discerned correctly.  Yet, even with that peace, I had to mourn the fact the we might not ever have any more children.  Yes, we were still open to life, of course, but from the time after Andrew’s birth, until today, we practiced NFP faithfully to avoid pregnancy.  And it took time to accept that we might not have any more children.  There were times when I would hold a friend’s new born baby and then go home and cry because I knew I might not ever know the joy of holding my own baby again.  We live in a community where life is celebrated and families are large.  Usually more than one friend is pregnant at a time.  In those early days, each pregnancy announcement was met with great joy for the friend, but often left me with an empty feeling.  I understood, in many way…

The Gift (Our NFP story) Part I

(I started writing this post months ago, but have not had time to refine it and finish it.  I have felt the need to hit "publish" lately though.  Maybe it is because Hope is too quickly approaching 12 months old and my desire to share it's sentiments would be lost soon. Or maybe it is because this week is the March for Life and the sacredness of life is before me in a precious little girl and I want to remember that, in words, here.  But whatever the reason, here is our story of seeking God's will and and being open to life.)

Shortlyafter we announced that we wereexpectingbaby Hope, I felt that I needed to share ourNFPstory.  Partially, it was because we had so many people say thingslike, "What a miracle!" or share stories of how people they knew were infertile, adopted and then had a baby of their own, thatI feltthat many people probably got the wrong idea about why we had three boys, waited a while and adopted and then found out we were expecting a baby wh…

My verse for the year

But now, O LORD, You are our Father, We are the clay, and You our potter; And all of us are the work of Your hand.   Isaiah 6:48


There are boxes being unpacked in our home.  Boxes packed and meant to be unpacked in a different home, our new home, in a matter of two weeks.  


About two weeks before Christmas things changed.  Situations changed.  And what we were convinced was God's will just months before, seemed so unlike it now.  Things beyond our control happened and suddenly we were praying and we felt that the best and only solution was to walk away from this new house.  And at the end of  a week of uncertainty, anxiety and tension, once the decision was made to walk away from the house, there was a great deal of peace.   But, as the dust settles from the decision, even though we know it is the best for everyone involved, there is still sadness, still this sense of loss.  As we have prayed again and again, we know each of all of the steps we have made in this whole house journey …