Sunday, April 12, 2009
We decided to start a new Easter tradition this year and make Resurrection Rolls for breakfast on Easter morning. Gabby helped me make them the night before after the two little ones crashed. I wasn't sure how well they would work, but we were pleasantly surprised on Easter morning when we broke open our rolls and they were completely hollow - not to mention they were also very tasty.
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
One of our greatest challenges mothers is to raise our children to be independent. So you can imagine my great joy this morning when my girls came in and had done their hair all by themselves for the first time. Lovely, Girls. You look just lovely!
Yesterday I was sitting in the rocking chair with Calvin and before long had all three kids on my lap. You may be picturing a tender scene of a mother rocking gently with three snuggling children, but you would be wrong. My kids have more "energy" than that. A knee - ouch - a foot - ouch - that's my face! - ouch - that's my hair! Finally I say, "Why must you all sit on me?" And Claire softly says, "Because we love you, Mom." Oh, ok, you can stay.
Saturday, April 4, 2009
Tim and I decided to do our Egg Hunt a little early this year. We wanted to be able to focus on Christ on Easter but didn't want the kids to miss out on the fun of the crafts, egg hunts and fun that comes at that time of year. So we called it our Spring Egg Hunt and sent the kids out looking for eggs this morning. The greatest part of it is that now they have all day to play with their eggs and baskets while Tim and I listen to Conference. So far it's working out great for everyone.