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Good things happened today.

My girls prayed. Out loud. Because they asked to pray.
That alone made today awesome.

Blogging from my Android….probably from the bathroom.

Day one… How do you do this with little ones again?

First I’ll apologize for the bad photos…. apparently little fingers smudged up my camera on my phone.
Monday was our first day of school. Since I’m not the “take them out everyday” kind of homeschooler (I’m more of the “yes you can study in your pj’s” type) I decided to buy everyone new pajamas for bedtime Sunday night! Nothing says ‘7:30 am comes hard and fast, you better go to sleep NOW’ like new pajamas and forced family photo sessions.

 
Why yes, Doodlebug is holding Lil Man by his ears. She’s keeping his head on straight. Or something like that.
 
God made sure I was up by 6:30, so I made sure to read my #b90days selection while having coffee.  They didn’t fight over breakfast. They didn’t argue about getting dressed, brushing their teeth or brushing their hair. Maybe because Daddy was upstairs in bed (sick) and they knew he was listening.
I gently requested that he refrain from watching tv until we were done, and he gently requested his PSP so he would watch videos under the covers.
We survived. That’s about all I can say about that. Trying to read a story about Leif Ericson while Lil Man flings markers and Bubbagirl begs for cartoons or screams because Lil Man is on her napmat was challenging.
The biggest thrill was finally getting to lay down on the nap mats I made them. Not that anyone actually napped.


 
Tomorrow’s another day right?
P.S. aside from putting the little ones in the closet for a couple hours, anyone have any tips on keeping them busy?

Bubbles and Trays

We have a store downtown called Main Street Discount.  I L to the OVE this store!  I picked up some awesome heavy denim fabric (on an commercial roll) for $4 a yard!  We also get cheap restaurant take out containers that I use instead of the fancy plastic wear from the grocery store.
On our last visit we came across these restaurant trays for only $4!!  Hubby knew they wouldn’t fit in our oven and couldn’t imagine what I wanted them for but he bought me two of them anyway.
We have used them for flash freezing veggies, beading, crafting and today we entertained our tot with measuring cups full of bubbles from the sink!