Toddler Activity: Picnic Day

Does going on a picnic always involve driving somewhere fun and beautiful? Bethany and I ended up spending the day yesterday outdoors because her dada had to film six Bible studies in his office, God-provided office. We brought our camping chairs, camping bed, toys, and food out, and we had a blast! We walked and…

The Source of My Strength

One of my favorite Bible verses Confession 101 here: Being a mom requires a lot of strength. From the moment we wake up we just go, go, go especially when our children wake up earlier than us or than expected. This week, little Bethany has been waking up at either 5-ish or 6-ish am and…

Motherhood: A Full Time Job

After lunch today while Ben cleaned the usual mess our self-feeding daughter makes during meal times, I decluttered the living room, and Bethany explored around, I remembered an incident that took place when I was still teaching overseas. In our Advanced Conversation class with Grades 4-6 students, I asked my students a question that elicited…

Camping with an Infant

Weeks before my husband and I went camping, I was a nervous wreck. There were a thousand questions in my brain such as "How do I keep my baby warm?" or "Where will my baby sleep?" Those were the two biggest questions in my head. My baby is barely 3 months old and here we…