And she’s 9!

To our Jada-Bug, Nine years ago, we brought you home to our new apartment home – smack in the middle of a seminary-community in Louisville, Kentucky. Our little Kentucky-girl – you were the… Continue reading

Merry Christmas! (and Family Pictures 2014)

It seems fitting to get our pictures done in December when everyone turns a year older. We are thankful for a friend who has taken our pictures to capture the changes over the… Continue reading

We have a “Tween”…

  Well, we officially have a “tween” in the house! Not a little girl and not quite a teenager yet – those sweet in-between years. Well, let’s just be honest and say they… Continue reading

Christmas Traditions

  Only God can bequeath God to our children. But he uses means. He uses God-centered traditions and Bible-saturated family patterns and grace-laden heirlooms. Only God can give our children a taste for… Continue reading


Thee past few weeks have been filled with races. The girls completed their first 5k with their cross-country program and my dad and I (go Papa! It was his first ever 5k!) ran… Continue reading

Life in pictures…

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A lesson in running…

This little family blog of ours has been around for many years now. Occasionally I will meander through back posts to remember what the past years were like, to see my joys and… Continue reading

Ellie is 6

Our dear Elliana Joy – you turned six today. Just like that. This morning you asked “Mama am I six now, like right NOW?” I reminded you that you said goodbye to five… Continue reading

As of late…

Fall is here and it’s been a wonderful break from the South Carolina heat which we are getting re-acclimated to. Our weeks are full with ballet and cross country and co-ops. The children… Continue reading

Modern Charlotte

Join me over here today? New things on the horizon. As the Lord would have it, local state homeschooling bi-laws (which are different from our previous state bi-laws), have required us to “log” our… Continue reading