blessings · family

Changing My One Direction

It always starts with a One Direction concert by my awesome, amazing son, D. The boy loves to crank the music and sing…LOUD. We have¬†concerts in the living room, complete with homemade instruments and plenty of noise. He loves to perform, anything that draws attention to him is game on…INSIDE the house. He is entirely… Continue reading Changing My One Direction

Faith · family · Parenting · relationships

I’m putting down my phone…

It has been a struggle, this ongoing conversation between God and me …   You’re missing it, Lena… What am I missing, God? You’re missing the giggles.¬†You’re missing the smiles. You’re missing the funny things they try to tell you. You’re missing the chance to watch them laugh with you, their daddy, and each other.… Continue reading I’m putting down my phone…

blessings · crafts · family · family time · kids

Learning to Knit

  A few weeks before Christmas, Pouty asked me to teach her to knit. Sure thang, puddin’ tang! Oh wait…I don’t know how to knit… Yeah, that’s a slight problem. We bought a kit that was supposed to teach us how to knit in a few quick minutes at a book store. That kit was… Continue reading Learning to Knit