Saturday, April 2, 2016

Joy Dare::March

3228. Children playing outside--and Isaiah loving every second of it
3229. Craft time and an organic lunch (provided by the home school group)
3230. Isaiah loves looking at books
3231. Sharing my faith with a friend
3232. Celebrating my very special 10 year old
3233. Anna snuggled up in my lap this afternoon
3234. Women to process with
3235. Kindof a random snow day
3236. Aliza excited and not too nervous for the choir festival
3237. The anticipation of grandparents arriving
3238. My first time dropping my child off for an all day activity
3239. Relaxed grocery shopping
3240. Seeing Aliza walk on stage completely at ease with a huge smile on her face
3241. A pre-birthday meal for Jeremy
3242. An extra day with Grandma and Grandpa
3243. Taking a break after picking up sticks for our neighbors--so many good lessons packed into a morning
3244. School on the picnic table
3245. Just pretending it's really summer
3246. Josiah planning a scavenger hunt for Daddy's birthday present
3247. My plan for errands today worked well
3248. So very thankful that Jeremy's life is entwined with mine
3249. These first warm days are extra special
3250. Homemade anti itch spray that seemed to work
3251. Isaiah discovering the yard and shop at Grandma and Grandad's house
3252. Laughing
3253. Getting inspired just before a day of being a saleswoman
3254. Soaking up all my children after being away for the day
3255. Getting some extra chat time in with Brandi before they left
3256. A super late morning--apparently we all needed it
3257. Getting the kids through schoolwork
3258. The moment they realized it was light enough after supper to play outside
3259. First blooms of spring
3260. My girls trimmed hair
3261. Country yard where boys can dig as deep and long as they want
3262. Taking the time to let Isaiah communicate (without words yet)
3263. The excitement of trying on her dance recital costume for the first time
3264. Ignoring school to visit with the neighbors while our children played
3265. Wild daffodils
3266. The utter excitement of trying on Easter dresses
3267. First Easter egg hunt for Isaiah and the last for Aliza (she says)
3268. Kids sleeping at Grandma and Grandad's house and there was no drama saying good bye
3269. Reaching out to a friend I haven't seen in a long time
3270. Dropping off supper to a cousin
3271. Eating way too much steak
3272. Going to bed knowing that no children are going to be need me tonight
3273. Clean house and I get to enjoy it staying clean for a day
3274. I really enjoyed the quiet, but it's so good to have a busy, loud, messy house again
3275. My man to come home and fix the water pressure
3276. Grace to adapt to the unexpected
3277. Three children big enough to sit through my Dr. appt--so I only had to corral one little guy
3278. The stockpile of chocolate my Gramma sent me home with
3279. Offering a hug and prayer
3280. Isaiah's "thank you" is about the cutest baby talk ever
3281. Knowing when something has to give
3282. Crossing off the to do list
3283. Getting to brag on my man to his mother
3284. My mom available for Plan B
3285. Recognizing that a couple children had to deal with disappointment and there was nothing I could do to make it easier
3286. My family and upbringing
3287. Easter meal a day early
3288. Time with my sister
3289. Walking, eating, scrapbooking
3290. Jesus is alive!
3291. The colors in our Easter baskets
3292. Silly string
3293. Listening to the children playing together
3294. Clear countertop
3295. Back into the normal routine
3296. Jeremy found the missing school DVD
3297. There must be a gift in this picture somewhere...
3298. Aliza's smile in dance pictures
3299. Checking on my people
3300. Reading to the children until the book was finished
3301. Hot water
3302. A hygienist that is fun to talk to
3303. Lunchtime dessert with Mom and Gramma

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