Sunday, November 22, 2015

photo updates

This baby girl is pure joy.  She loves absolutely everyone and is constantly smiling.  She is the most fought over baby in the village too- doesn't matter who is holder her another person always swipes in to steal her=)  Saina is such a sweet little blessing!
Oh I just want to bottle this sweet moment up and never forget just how sweet these two are.  They are both full of sass and yet they still love nothing more than climbing on my lap to cuddle and discuss everything from school drama to when I'll be getting more catchup.  Love them=)
And a complete flashback- my Davidson really always has been a little charmer=)  Just look at those CHEEKS!  I'm not sure where the time has gone but Facebook reminded me (this picture was taken 3yrs ago this month) that my baby boy is no longer quite so little.
The kids found some rope and decided to make a swing!  They laughed and laughed as they attempted to push each other higher.  The swing also provided a good lesson in learning to share and take turns=)

Wednesday, November 18, 2015


Every Friday my older kiddos come to campus for Brigade (Boy/Girl scout/AWANA type of activity). While the older kids are at Brigade the younger three come to my house to play.  We build block towers and create masterpieces with crayons while in the house and of course hot dogs and popcorn are usually involved too.  Towards the end of summer a team came and worked long hours to help transform a once uneven dirt field into a level soccer field that has grass.  This week I told the kids that we were going on an adventure and as soon as we got to the grass I had them take off their shoes.  Rose and Natamara instantly started running (more like hopping) through the grass while Davidson claimed it hurt his feet and refused to move from my side.  The girls couldn't believe how soft it was and started rolling all over the ground.  Davidson yelled at them that he would be telling their mothers that they were rolling on the ground=)  We (everyone but Davidson..) had so much fun running around chasing a ball and honestly just collapsing on our backs in the "forest" as the girls kept calling it.  Even though this space will eventually be a soccer field, for an afternoon this little grassy oasis became a spot for my kiddos to run and explore.  And a place to laugh and experience a field of grass for the first time.  

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

November newsletter!

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