My sweet Laci has long, wavy hair. All of us in the family have admired it, since we don’t have this added blessing. However, it was getting unruly and hard to manage, so we needed to trim it. I’ve only trimmed it one other time, and that was less than an inch. This time, I… Continue reading Laci’s Haircut
My youngest girl has gotten into the habit of saying “Thank the Lord!” about everything. She is using the phrase sincerely, but I worried that it might become flippant. One night, after she said it, I was about to gently suggest that she use these words carefully. I was going to explain about taking God’s… Continue reading Never Give Up on Him
Our library has been hosting some very exciting summer reading story hours. The theme is “Dream big: READ!”. This last week, June 19, they had a magician. He was very funny and all five kids enjoyed it.When David Scott, the magician, asked for volunteers, Leslie raised her hand, but when he picked her, she pulled… Continue reading Laci Was in the Paper!
Well, on March 6, 2012, another bittersweet moment went into the annuls of Basham family history. *sniff sniff* My youngest girl has taken of on two wheels! (I’m really dreading the day when it’s FOUR wheels!) It was so sweet to watch her face as she took off. She didn’t fall even once, because her… Continue reading Laci’s First Ride
My children are growing up so quickly. Today is my baby’s nine month birthday! Can it really be nine months ago that I had him? The calendar says yes, but my mind can’t truly comprehend it. My oldest is blossoming into young-womanhood, my son is getting stronger and taller with each passing day, my five… Continue reading Fixing Up, Growing Up
There are so many priceless moments that I am privileged to enjoy as I stay home with my children. I enjoyed one such moment two days ago. We were cleaning up the house before bedtime and I came in the living room to find this: Laci had climbed into the highchair! What I loved most,… Continue reading Priceless
This post is dedicated to my Mom. She patiently endured my wishes for long, flowing hair by allowing me to put half-slips, hose, and even towels on my head for pretend hair.I snapped this photo of my third daughter, Laci, just moments ago. Some things must be hereditary, right, Mom? Like my hair? And, yes, I… Continue reading Like Mother, Like Daughter