Author Archives: picklesandbuddy

Running out of the Wilderness

I’ve been in the wilderness for the past few months. Not literally, but in my heart and mind.  I was spiritually hungry, thirsty and tired.  I felt physically weak.  At first, it was not such a great place to be, … Continue reading

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2:1 Conference

I’ve been a little slow in writing my follow up post.  I have had so much to think about and a lot going on in my personal life the past few weeks. I attended  2:1  for encouragement and that is exactly … Continue reading

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F is for Fidgets

I have kids that can’t sit still during read aloud time.   They insist on doing somersaults across the room, jumping on the couch, touching each other and being distracted in general.  I know that some kids are just wired … Continue reading

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C is for Compassion International

Help a Child I began sponsoring a child with Compassion when I was in high school.  His name was Jose and he was from the Dominican Republic.  I enjoyed getting letters from him and I kept his picture on my dresser.  … Continue reading

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B is for Blocks

I think that blocks are a valuable investment for all families. Simple, safe blocks can be purchased for babies and more complicated can be purchased for the child in all of us! Pickles and Buddy love to play with blocks. … Continue reading

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A is for Acting

A is for Acting Acting has become a huge part of our lives.  My once very shy, Pickles, has become a budding actress.     She became interested through taking a co-op class a few years ago.  She was still … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Warmer Weather

We had a few warmer days here in Colorado last week.  We had a picnic in the backyard and did a little reading aloud of The Sign of the Beaver.  Even the hamsters joined in!

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