What Makes Your Heart Smile?
I was so excited when Ashley from Forgetful Momma asked me to write a post for her blog. It is such an honor to be asked to write for another blogger! My goal was to write something special for Ashley and I think I accomplished that goal. I love my children beyond the moon. Though they are much older now (21, 17, 15, and 10) my love for them still shines from inside my soul.
I was cleaning my kitchen table the other day and I found something that made me smile. Before you jump to any conclusions let me explain.
I home schooled my three older children from kindergarten to 6th grade. Every morning we would sit at the kitchen table and do our lessons.
Our home school days are long gone but the memories linger. While cleaning the table I found numbers and math problems carved into the table top. I imagine the kids pressed too hard with their pencils on the soft pine table top.
This find made me smile. It made my heart smile.
My oldest daughter was born prematurely. She was born before medical science was prepared for preemie. There were no preemie clothes, diapers, socks, or hats. She was a pioneer of sorts. Read the rest of this entry →