They really do!
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Friday, June 18, 2010
Okay, it’s not what you think! It’s actually an object and not another child or animal…Mom…:)!!!
Big Sis, being the typical 2nd child is always pretty quiet when it comes to asking for what she wants. She’s not pushy about it either. Sometimes I really feel badly for her because I feel that she often gets looked over.
Well when Biggest started piano lessons back up last summer we started Big Sis as well. She did great for a while but soon started to say that she wanted to stop for a while. I don’t think that she lost interest but I think that it bothered her a little that she couldn’t play like her older sister. Although I was uncomfortable allowing her to stop McPapa (yes, I changed his name…sounds better?) and I decided that it would be okay to take a step back for a little while. Don’t want to force her to do it now and then in a couple of years have her end up hating the piano altogether.
Well just this summer she had started asking about playing again. She has mentioned various instruments this past year such as the harp and guitar (neither of which we felt we would be able to supply lessons for) but here lately-and off and on in the past-she has mentioned the violin.
Well it just so happens that we know a young lady that gives violin lessons. This young lady also happens to play in the Charlotte Symphony. So terrific. We are going to talk with her in July about setting up lessons for Big Sis.
However Biggie immediately put this at the top of her prayer list. And the Lord already answered a big part of that list! We found a great violin (great as far as I’m concerned because I don’t know violins) on Craigslist for $40!! We were so excited when we drove out to take a look at it because it looks so great!!
It was a surprise for Biggie too and she was
all smiles thrilled when she realized what we were doing!
So I am asking our family to pray that everything else will work out for this little one. If this is truly what the Lord wants for her then I know things will fall into place. Please pray for all areas: finances, faithfulness on Big Sis’ part, schedules for practice times etc.
Who knows, wouldn’t it be grand if the girls could play in church together? Brother wants to play violin too. We will wait another year for him. We used age as an excuse but I don’t think that we’d be able to afford THREE sets of music lessons!!
Thank you all!
Saturday, April 24, 2010
Friday, April 16, 2010
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Outside my window...I am watching Mr. Mac swim in our little pool with the children.
I am thinking...what a wonderful hubby and great daddy he is! I love him!
I am thankful for...our sweet Saviour...and chocolate and caramel~
From the learning rooms...we have had a crazy last couple of weeks so there has not been much "learning" going on!! I need to get with it!
From the kitchen...nothing cooking but there's chocolate in the fridge!
I am wearing...an aqua blue shirt with a jean skirt and white socks.
I am creating...nothing, it's been to crazy lately! But the girls want me to make them some prarie dresses and bonnets.
I am going...to go get some of that chocolate!
I am reading...just got done reading some scripture. 2 Cor. 4:7 and 6:4-10.
I am hoping...that Littlest feels better when she wakes up.
I am hearing...birds singing and children talking to their daddy!
Around the house...3 loads of laundry to fold...ugh!
One of my favorite things...talking to Mr. Mac about our family.
A few plans for the rest of the week: Get back into school and go to a homeschool book sale tomorrow.
Here is picture for thought I am sharing...hope she feels better!!