Saturday, July 24, 2010

Things my mom did as a mother of four

I just had my first child, little Ian, in April. Howerver, I live in a house with my sister and her four children. Needless to say, it gets pretty busy. I was reflecting on my home in Chattanooga thinking about all that my mom did to make things beautiful. She made everything so special, fun and exciting. One thing that stuck out in my head this afternoon was the energy she spent on the garden and flower beds surrounding our house. I miss it. Thank you, mom for all your hard work.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

While Beth and Jason are in NY

Jason and Beth, our brother and sister, are in NY on a mission trip with some of the teens in their youth group. They are the youth leaders and have been busy this summer with different camps and trips. This week Mark and I have their oldest three children along with our little Ian. It has been fun. We've played with legos, Lincoln Logs, water slides and plenty of blankets that we turned into tents. Normal stuff for kids to do during the summer, but things I'm grateful to be able to do with my nieces and nephew. I'm thankful that God brought us here to live near family and thankful for this phase of life that God has chosen for us. I hope and pray that we are learning all that He wants.

Family pictures