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Isaiah’s theological thoughts

Isaiah amazes me with his little ponderings about life. His latest one was asking me this, “Mum, how can God be everywhere, but we can only be in one place at a time?” Such depth to my little man!

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Our Repurposed Tyre Swing

After our car needed new tyres, we hung on to the old ones. We would have been charged for disposing of the tyres if we didn’t take them. One of these wheels in particular was destined to be used for a tyre swing. After some googling, I found that there were a number of different…

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Snot Nosed

After just getting up, Isaiah exclaims that, “Oh no, I have snot in my two nose holes again!” Isaiah, age 4

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Giraffes don’t eat apples

Giraffes don’t eat apples, they eat giraffe seeds! They don’t eat apples because they aren’t giraffe apples.  Isaiah, age four  

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Save on the energy bill with WOOL Balls

Received these beauties in the post today, ‘Wool Dryer Balls’! Basically, they’re made from 100% wool and you just throw them into your clothes dryer to reduce the amount of drying time required. They also help soften the clothes and cut static. I purchased 6 balls from www.madeit.com.au for a total cost of $32 including…

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Holly Hobbie Returns

I had been looking for a bed setting and curtains for Hosanna’s room without much success. I wasn’t wanting to spend a fortune and I wasn’t keen on anything I had come across that fit within my budget. I like sweet girly things for little girls and I’m a big fan of vintage bits and…

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ANZAC Day

We’re only a day away from ANZAC day and I have on my agenda a range of activities to undertake, from viewing some images and video clips to attending an ANZAC day dawn service. I’ve got some printed activities all ready to go though first on the agenda this morning is to bake some yummy…

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You’re the best at …

Little Isaiah is into saying to family members that they’re the best at something or other. It might be, ‘Dad, you’re the best dad in the whole world!’ or something else along those lovely lines. So the other day, I got to be the best at something. I was lovingly told that I’m the best…

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Love The New Book Display Shelves

It was very exciting to have Matt put up the newly made book display shelves for the boys room over the weekend. They each have one at their bedside to display a selection of books. Their new Bibles and prayer journals also now live on these shelves, ready for quiet Bible time first thing in…

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A New Homeschooling Approach

We began our homeschooling journey last year, during Noah’s last term of Year 1. I had chosen ‘Animal’s And Their Worlds’, a Winterpromise program to start with, however, the materials didn’t come when required so I ran with my own program for the remainder of the year. Most of the Winterpromise program arrived in time…

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