Category Archives: brothers/boys

Hayden ~ Class of 2019!

The last blog post I wrote was about my baby boy turning 18. How in the world did that happen so fast! I wonder if this ever happens to anyone else… time goes by and everything seems normal. Then I … Continue reading

Posted in brothers/boys, family, friends, germany, homeschooling | 4 Comments

Hayden’s 18! (short version)

Hayden was welcomed into the world by these three amazing grandparents and one waiting for him in eternity.   It just so happens that Hayden enters adulthood with Grammy here in Germany with him. Nana and Papa have a trip … Continue reading

Posted in brothers/boys, family | 1 Comment

Motherhood Musing: Parker 2 years 4 months

I want to remember all the things. I don’t know if this series will be called Motherhood Musings indefinitely or if I’ll come up with something less wordy, but for now, this is what I’m doing. I’m musing over my years … Continue reading

Posted in brothers/boys, family, friends, germany, Motherhood Musing, parker, Probably only interesting to the boys' grandparents. | 1 Comment

Carson is 16!

16 in the US is a pretty big deal for a kid. It can mean freedom in the form of a driver’s license, but for military kids overseas it may feel like just another birthday. Carson turned 16 in February … Continue reading

Posted in brothers/boys, family, germany, travel | 1 Comment

Cooking with Mommy

All four of our boys are all fairly good cooks. They will not starve when they move out of our home, but none of them gravitated to my side when I was cooking dinner. They gravitated to the kitchen when dinner … Continue reading

Posted in adoption, brothers/boys, family, germany, Probably only interesting to the boys' grandparents. | 2 Comments

Public Transportation: Stuttgart

We have a great duty bus that runs in the area, allowing our kids the ability to get from our kaserne to any of the others for free. It’s pretty reliable and runs from early morning until evening, though I … Continue reading

Posted in brothers/boys, family, germany, travel | 1 Comment

Hayden’s Senior Year and College Plans

I’m shocked to see myself type the word “college” in reference to my own child. I’m excited and proud, and, for good reason, relieved. I’m relieved because he’s decided to stay with us and knock out the first two years … Continue reading

Posted in brothers/boys, family, homeschooling | 3 Comments

Sonlight Box Day 2018

This year’s box days is vastly different from years past because I only have one student receiving a box. We now have everything we need {for the most part} to homeschool the rest of the kids throughout. This is Hayden’s … Continue reading

Posted in brothers/boys, family, homeschooling | 1 Comment

Hayden’s 17!

I’ve found myself saying this to younger moms quite frequently lately: Don’t dread the teen years. They don’t have to be filled with angst. You can have so much fun if you spend the years leading up to that building … Continue reading

Posted in About my faith, brothers/boys, family | 3 Comments

Verdun – April 2018

One of the best parts of being in Europe is seeing sights that are of historic importance. Our area had an active co-op that we joined as honorary members, participating in just the book club. The boys would read the … Continue reading

Posted in brothers/boys, family, germany, homeschooling, travel | 1 Comment