Drew! Finally! He really had no interest in this, but I told him we would start practicing it in his new binder with different activities in it. Now that he can do it, I catch him trying to write it on his own time. In fact, just the other day, I caught him writing it with marker on a paper while sitting on my new rug. Upon closer inspection before he had started that endeavor, he first drew on my rug with blue marker, not Sharpie, but not washable either. I did, however, get the stain out with baking soda and vinegar. Now, guess who is grounded from all markers until further notice? Yes, same person. Drew!
My husband and I were sitting in church before Mass shortly after we were confirmed into the Catholic Church. Both of our gazes drifted to a pew close by where a family filled up the whole pew. Granted it was one of the shorter pews, not a full length one. I can't remember who said it to whom, but one of us said, "I hope we fill up a pew with our family one day." We agreed it would be wonderful. And so that is what we're hoping for...a pew all our own.
People think they have to find their soulmate to have a good marriage. You get married, and after 20 years of loving, bearing and raising children, meeting challenges- then you'll have "created" your soulmate. -Diane Sollee