• meet the kids

    okay, it’s finally time. here are our children. these are not their real names, but for the sake of attempting to keep their lives somewhat private, these will be their blog names. and not sure how the whole “flight” name theme came about. you’ll have to defer to josh for that.     amelia, our beautiful 5 year old daughter, is a fun-loving little girl. she loves being in preschool, adores her teacher, and has made so many friends. her little world has grown quite big in the past 9 months and she’s taking it all in great strides. diagnosed with epilepsy in november of 2006, she was thrown another…

  • she cried

    our daughter cried yesterday. she has done that before, many times actually. like when we say no to something she wants to do or say. or when i go to the store and leave her home with daddy and her brothers. or when she’s at choir at church and she misses us, even though we are at church too. or when she wants to play outside after school and it’s 15 below 0 and i tell her it’s too cold. but yesterday was different. she cried when she got in trouble. she has gotten in trouble many times before too. and she’s always put in time-out. or a handful of…

  • thank you for my business

    our three and a half year old’s prayer for breakfast this morning. “dear Jesus, thank You for we food. bless it to we bodies. thank You for my business.” what? i don’t get it either.

  • hip hop horray

    remember that song? naughty by nature? anyway, we’re back! well, we’ve been here all along, but three kids can easily take the blogging out of even the most faithful bloggers. not just the kids, but the laundry, the dishes, the cooking, the cleaning, the time-outing, the potty training, the diaper changing. i could go on and on. yes, i really could. and i should be cleaning right now as we are hosting a birthday party this weekend, but alas, i felt the call to finally update. and to chill out for a minute with some ben & jerry’s! hee hee! life is good here. the kids have been home almost…