Abigail is Home!

Darling Abigail is home! ...more

Mexico parte uno

Recently we packed up our car, as Andrew stood tall at his accomplishment, “Take my picture babe,” That was a first. He straightened up next to the metal and wheels, some still spinning of all the bikes on the bike rack behind the now very closed car door, precarious and secure all at once. ...more

Memories without Words

Only the soft sounds of sucking his thumb next to me, otherwise it’s just black. ...more

Rainbow Nice Cream

The other day we saw a recipe for “Nice Cream” and wanted to make our own version. ...more

Bananas not Ninja Turtles

Spring! We even grew our first bananas, I am feeling very swiss family about it. ...more

Adios Mexico

“Mom, I felt the Holy Spirit the whole time. When I first got there, I thought I’d just be shy or something, but then, I’d just talk to people, I heard myself just sharing and helping. I loved the kids, they were so cute ....more

Adios America!

Peace out America! These cute girls are on their way south of the border on their first missions trip. They will be working with local families and children, going to convalescent homes, creating a carnival with games for kids, living in tents, eating tortillas and Mexican Coke (lo mejor) Maria’s prayer request this morning from us was, “That I can make good relationships with everyone there.” We’ll see them in a week! ...more

A Stove in India

A few months ago, Maria babysat and babysat, her fees were low as a mothers helper and after many days, that spanned over weeks, and up until the very last day, she raised her goal. She raised $100 dollars, and sent it all to her Compassion ‘sister’ Konada who lives in India and who used to live in extreme poverty, for her birthday. “Hi Konada, I babysat lots of kids because I love you and I wanted to give this to you for your birthday!” ...more

12 for 12

Recently our friends asked us if we wanted two Barred Rock chickens, “IF YOU TAKE THE ROOSTER, TOO…” I’ve always wanted Barred Rocks. ...more

Folded Art

Finley does art for hours each day he loves it. This week he brought art to his teacher. ...more