Dwight Eisenhower said, “Busy soldiers are happy soldiers.” I read this quote in my early years with six children running around. Summer time always brought the I’m-bored attitude around to harass me as a busy mom.
In a few days our country will celebrate its birthday. Since my circle of American friends is pretty small, here is how I have decided to celebrate the 4th this year.
Of course it will start with cooking outside on our tiny little grill. It will include red/white/blue decorations. And that would end it there since we can’t do fireworks – we really can’t sing God Bless America (because we can’t sing) – and getting together with family is a dream. Continue reading
We had just moved to Quebec to learn French. Our six children ranged from ages 3-13, five boys and one little girl. Those are important facts because game time with five boys is a lot different from game time with five girls. Continue reading
I was a new bride.
We were poor.
A friend gave me this book. It transformed the way I thought about my home, my kids, and my job as a wife, mother, and homemaker.