Posts tagged photography
Where did October go?
We have had a few beautiful days this past week and I took the kiddos to one of our favorite locations to feed the ducks and exploring along the creek. We were stomping around in the mud for a couple of hours and they were so mad at me when I declared that it was time to go. At the end of the trail we came upon a group of deer and I thought for sure they would bolt away. To my children's delight, they were able to pet the deer. The deer were even happy to lick away at their hands! It was hard to capture some photos because the deer were very skittish of the clicking of my camera.
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How Was your Weekend?

This past weekend my family and I took a driving trip to Iowa to visit my little brother and his family for their Homecoming celebration in their home town. My kiddos had only been to one high school football game a couple of years ago and didn't really have a clue what to expect. My brother was so excited we were in town to celebrate Homecoming with him. My baby brother actually told me he was so happy I came back because we had not watched football together in over 20 years!

The kiddos were so excited to have their faces painted and my son even let his cousin's pals  spray paint his hair. His cousin's friends were very impressed with the fact that my son is homeschooled. I even over heard "I give you mad props dude". So that made me happy my son didn't have to be embarrassed or explain what homeschooling was all about!

The evening game was great and cold. Very, very cold. We literally froze our bums off!

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Walk It Like You Talk It

When my children came into this world, they were born with a blank slate. They are being shaped by what they hear, what they see and what they are taught. I try to be careful about what I say around them and how I act. I hope I am teaching them good morals, beliefs and values.

One big rule that is coming up everyday in our house is respect. Teaching respect is not an easy task in a house with more than one child. My older children are a bit jealous of my little one {claiming she is the favorite of the family} and my little one has very little patience for her older siblings if they don't do her biding.

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