Category Archives: Sunday Snapshot

{Celebrate China} Xin Nian Kuai Le!

Our Spring Festival celebration has gotten off to a fabulous start!  We spent Friday with our dear friends dressing upView full post »

Visiting Washington DC

We had such a great day!  We took the kids to DC today to finish up our astronomy studies with a visit to theView full post »

First Snow Day!

And oh my, the kids sure did enjoy themselves!  They went sledding with the neighbors, rolled around in the snow,View full post »

The Sunrise

“Let us acknowledge the Lord; let us press on to acknowledge him. As surely as the sun rises, he will appear; heView full post »

This Girl

This little beauty has been hungry for knowledge since the end of last school year.  She is so much moreView full post »

‘Twas the night before CC

We are so excited about our first Classical Conversations day tomorrow!  I know we are starting school later thanView full post »

Sisterly love

Love how these sweet girls love each other.  Angel tries so hard to include her in everything she can, andView full post »

Verbal language …

Verbal language … it’s a lovely thing. After using sign language almost exclusively for the first year and a halfView full post »


As we sat around my house yesterday celebrating Mother’s Day (my 8th, whoa!) with family, I took a moment toView full post »

They are Chosen

What a gorgeous group of kiddos.  They represent five adoptive (or pre-adoptive) families from our church.View full post »

Finally! Snow!

It’s technically Spring and less than a week before Easter, but we’ll take it after not having a good snowView full post »


Her baby doll needed a diaper change.  She brought the step stool over from the bathroom all by herself.  OhView full post »

Purple Pride

What a great day to be a Ravens fan!  We watched an incredible man take the field for the last time today and weView full post »


In the midst of such terrible tragedy here in the U.S., I find myself clinging onto my kids a lot longer … notView full post »

How we’re doing Advent this year

We are on a never-ending journey to make Christmas more meaningful for our kids.  And no, I don’t mean byView full post »