“What I did on my October Vacation” by Debbi Speer What I did on my October vacation was to get into a car and drive a really, really, REALLY long way to the beach. The end. Not good enough? Okay, I’ll give details, but remember: YOU ASKED FOR IT.
I got a little behind this week, so I’m going to catch up from Wednesday.Â So now, we move on to the language of words of affirmation.Â Oops, better make that quality time, as I got confused on the order! I have a child whose love language is DEFINITELY quality time! Â I won’t mention … [Read more…]
I discovered something new about our dog the other day from Trey. Apparently, our dog is a spy!!
Ah, similes. No, not those silly little emoticons you put in emails. Those are smileys. I’m talking about similes. Those darned vocabularological comparisons you had to study in high school for no other reason than to pass the SAT, get into a good school, and prepare you for a profession in which the only simile … [Read more…]
This week, we get into the “meat” of the course, the discussion of the actual love languages.Â Through my own personal observation, I’m pretty convinced that physical touch is Trey’s primary love language.Â Even at age 7, he still loves to snuggle, he holds my hand, and he’s pretty demonstrative in his affection to others. … [Read more…]
Tonight begins the series, “The 5 Love Languages of Children.”Â As I’ve been preparing this week for the class, I pre-viewed the video for the orientation sessions.Â Attempting to be “hip” and “current”, the producers of the video placed cameras in the homes of 4 different couples so we could watch life, unscripted, and then … [Read more…]
The best laid plans…are the ones most likely to go wrong. Or something like that. I think Murphy stinks. And his whole law should be thrown out the window. A SECOND STORY window, at that. Okay, let me explain. Today being Labor Day and all, we decided to do some family bonding. A little road … [Read more…]
I didn’t have my blog up and running in time to document the first day of school for either of my children, so I’m doing an end-of-Trey’s-first week blog instead! The Texas legislature finally had the hoo-hah to enforce a policy they passed years ago – that no school in Texas would start prior to … [Read more…]
Ah, the nuances of the English language. So hard to decipher. Especially when you’re 7. Or 4. As a former English minor in college, I cannot let these miscues go unnoticed. No, I must sit there and laugh myself silly, because after all, my kids are so darn cute. In that spirit, I offer you … [Read more…]