Category Archives: My Kids!

Posts about my kids, of course! Subcategories include each child by pseudonym

Busy, busy, busy, busy, busy!

It’s been a busy time around here! For the past couple of months I’ve been knee-deep in sewing costumes for the “Children’s Choir” in our local theater’s production of The Sound of Music.  That has “morphed” in my being the … Continue reading

Posted in Brain Spill, Family, Home Education, Our Catholic Family Life, Packers!!, Theater | 2 Comments

Happy Birthday!!!

One year ago today, our dear little Gariníon was born! I can’t believe she’s a year old. Happy birthday, baby girl! Grandma loves you!!!

Posted in Celebrations, Family, Gariníon | 14 Comments

Prayers, please

Please pray for “SillyBall”.  She went to training with SuperSoldier last year and was assigned to a post near us.  SuperSoldier brought her by when he was here last summer and she quickly became a part of the family.  She’s … Continue reading

Posted in Deployment, Military Life, SillyBall | 3 Comments

some pictures to share

I know I said I’d be writing “more meaningful” posts in the future, but I’ve got nothing. When I get something, I’ll be here with that, but for now… pictures of (part of) the family! Continue reading

Posted in Family, Gariníon, Grandbaby, Mrs.SGTSoldierSon, My Kids!, Photos, SGTSoldierSon | 13 Comments

The Numbers

I thought I’d post “the numbers”…
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Posted in Celebrations, Family, Marriage, Motherhood, Our Catholic Family Life, Pregnancy/Fertility, Pro-Life, TheBaby | 15 Comments

Happy Birthday, MilkyWhite!!!

Our beautiful MilkyWhite is 12 years old today.  She was born in Leimen, Germany after a 2 ½ hour labor ~ my first and only waterbirth (the best, easiest birth of them all!)  She was our biggest baby, weighing in … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Family, MilkyWhite | 14 Comments

In his television debut

During the preseason, SuperSoldier went to a Packers game.  Food Network was there taping “Tailgate Warriors”.  SuperSoldier and 3 of his friends were so, um, vocal in their support of the Pack that the producers asked them to repeat their … Continue reading

Posted in Football!, SuperSoldier | 15 Comments

Lapbook and Birthday pics

I mentioned earlier that I had an idea for a craft for today, but when I went to the store, I completely forgot about it, so it will wait until next week.  We did do the lapbook, though!  I wanted … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Celebrations, Crafty Stuff, Lapbooks, Liturgical Year, Photos, TheBoy, TheQueenofHearts | 5 Comments

Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday!

A very happy birthday to SgtSoldierSon and TheQueenofHearts! SSS is 25 today and QoH is 17 today!!  Where on earth did the time go? And SSS… with his daughter, of course! 🙂 I love you!

Posted in Celebrations, Family, SGTSoldierSon, TheQueenofHearts | 9 Comments

St Therese and the Month of the Holy Rosary

Today we celebrate the Memorial of St Therese of Lisieux, the Little Flower and we also begin the Month of the Holy Rosary. TheBoy made some “lapbooks” today.  One about St Therese and one for the Joyful Mysteries of the … Continue reading

Posted in Blessed Mother, Catholic, Catholic Spirituality, Crafty Stuff, Faith, Lapbooks, Liturgical Year, Photos, Prayer, TheBoy | 9 Comments

SuperSoldier’s Request

Since I published that sad picture of SuperSoldier bruised, swollen and helplessly lying in the hospital bed, he requested that I treat you to other photos of him.  Some of you may figure out which city he went to visit … Continue reading

Posted in Photos, SuperSoldier | 10 Comments

A late visit

We had a long, full day with too few hours in it.  We only managed a short visit to Mary Clare’s grave, in the near dark.  I forgot a camera.  Chief’s (schmancy, new) iPhone has a flash, fortunately.  We plan … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Motherhood, My Kids!, pregnancy loss/miscarriage | 11 Comments

Back in the Barracks

SuperSoldier was discharged from the civilian hospital he’d been in, drove a few hours with his grandpa back to post, and was screened at the military hospital.  He is back in the barracks with a hefty prescription and massive headache. … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Prayer, SuperSoldier | 8 Comments

Update: Labor Day (v.1)

SuperSoldier was NOT discharged today.  They want to watch a couple of things, including that abdominal pain. *sigh*

Posted in Family, My Kids!, Prayer, SuperSoldier | 9 Comments

Update: 5 Sep (v.2), Good News!

His spleen is fine. They are releasing him tomorrow. (all things subject to change! LOL) THANK YOU for your prayers.  Really.

Posted in Family, My Kids!, Prayer, SuperSoldier | 9 Comments