Month: May 2014

Words the Baby Says

31 May 2014 ball (for ball, balloon, and light) bird (no hard “d” sound) cake (sounds like “cak”) cat (also sounds like “cak”. . . even though he can say “fat” with a...

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Wedding Registries and Moving Overseas

A new Foreign Service Officer is getting married soon and is about to head off to her first post.  When she asked about wedding registry and wishlist items for this transient lifestyle, these are the things I’ve found...

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Memorial Day 2014

    Hubby is outside of Kyiv.  He’s spent this weekend as an election observer during this key Ukrainian election.  He emailed me at 5:45am, while they were still counting ballots.  He’ll be home on the...

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Trusting Our Tongues

Psalm 12(ESV) To the choirmaster: according to The Sheminith. A Psalm of David. Save, O Lord, for the godly one is gone; for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man. Everyone utters lies to his neighbor; with...

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Look What Came in the Mail!

  “The Joy of Relationship Homeschooling” by Karen Campbell! For years I’ve gotten my mommy-encouragement from Karen, who blogs at Thatmom.Com. The “ThatMom” podcasts are great for when...

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Spring Rains

Rain The rain is raining all around, It falls on field and tree, It rains on the umbrellas here, And on the ships at sea. Robert Louis Stevenson

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Hi, I'm Alexandra.
I write to encourage us as we become the people God has created us to be -- especially in the realms of nurturing our children and using our talents right where we are.

Six kids. INFP. Reformed & covenantal. Liberty & justice for all. Speaker. Current project: Helping parents connect with teens.

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