Class of 2012

It’s done. Our first year of school. Lydia graduated from Kindergarten last week. *sniff* I am relieved to say I didn’t sob all the way through the graduation. Nor did I have terrible visions of an 18 year old Lydia leaving for college. In fact, it was a beautifully fun evening celebrating a big milestone […]

First Day of Kindergarten

This is one of those posts I said I committed to before I decided on a bloggy break. But I’m so glad I did so I could show off my little girl today! Today was the day. FIRST DAY OF KINDERGARTEN. I was pretty nervous that Lydia was going to be well, nervous. But as […]


In just 1 week my little girl will be going to kindergarten. The little bitty that squirmed and wiggled while I put on her footed pajamas will be bringing her lunch to school and wearing a backpack. The tiny girl who signed “Mommy” when she was scared is going to be waving good-bye to me […]

God wants us to be intelligent…

The next page in our “God Wants Me To Be” book taken from our Christian Characteristic Traits list is: Intelligent – Someone who is eager to learn! Proverbs 1:5a says, “Let wise people listen and add to what they have learned.” I love that in God’s eyes it is not our IQ that makes us […]

YOUR TURN: Kindergarten Readiness

With everyone going back to school, I’ve been thinking a lot about…well, school. Lydia is only 3 but she loves loves loves all things school-y. She loves to read, color, write, draw, spell and sing. She loves doing things in order and learning new stuff. (Do you love my descriptive words—”things” and “stuff”?) She’s got […]