Our Cat Story

This past week-end marked a 1 year anniversary since we had adopted our sweet cat, Koshka. As I was reflecting back on the year we’ve had with her, I realized that I can’t even imagine our house without her now. She has truly become a member of our family.

Our lives have changed because of her, and I don’t mean just the extra chores and expenses. We all became a little more patient and tolerant, thoughtful and, hopefully, responsible. And she…I hope she learned to trust humans again and became even more flexible and accepting of us than she was already. We really couldn’t have asked for a better 1st cat!!

cat sitting on the couch

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Preschool Valentine–A Secret Message

Valentine’s Day crafts don’t have to be boring!

Want to go beyond a card and a candy? Want to give your child’s friends a little fun Valentine activity in addition to a yummy treat?

Well, if you’ve got some time on your hands and if you kids are up for a crafty challenge, you don’t want to miss this project!

It’s quite simple to do and assemble, but the results are very unique and fun!

When my son was in preschool a few years back, we (ok, I 🙂 ) decided to do a search for some fun ideas for his Valentines to add an interactive element, so that the kids in his class would not only get a treat and a “love note”, but also have a little play time.

I had searched and searched the Internet for ideas, and one of them stuck with me.

A Secret Love Letter!

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What’s in the name?

The name for my blog came to me a while ago as I sat one morning at my kitchen table with a sigh of relief that all moms can relate to: finally, the breakfast was finished, my kids were occupied with their toys and projects, and I…Well, I was able to slowly enjoy a little time to myself…Right next to me was my little devotional book on Proverbs I had picked up at a thrift store…It was a collection of encouraging prompts to look to the Bible to find wisdom and purpose for busy mothers…I didn’t read it every morning, but when I did, it surely made a big difference in my attitude for the day. I hadn’t really paid attention to the book’s cover until that morning when my eyes lingered for a second longer on the cover as I was sipping my coffee. Second Cup Of Coffee by Jean Shaw…Huh!

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