Today, our precious Leslie Anne turns 12 years old. I have had an emotional few weeks as I have prepared for Lauren’s graduation, Mother’s Day, and now Leslie’s birthday. I am trying to keep this quote by Dr. Suess in mind as I have culled through photographs and reflected on the past: “Don’t cry because… Continue reading Leslie Anne: Tremendous at Twelve
Today my sweet Leslie Anne turns eleven years old! I just wanted to write and share a few thoughts about her. She is stubborn (like her mother), but that also means she is determined. She is becoming more of a young lady now than a little girl, and while that is somewhat bitter, it’s mostly… Continue reading Happy Birthday to My Leslie
Lauren, Mitchell and Leslie competed in the Schubert Festival, a musical competition in our town, on May 2nd. Those who received a “superior plus” rating were allowed to play at a recital the following week. Lauren and Leslie both received this honor. Mitch was a close second, earning a “superior” rating for his arrangement of… Continue reading It’s Recital Time!
I just wanted to pop in and share the photos of Leslie’s birthday with our loved ones far away. I hope you enjoy them! Leslie loves chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. She is easy to please! For the meal, she requested homemade tacos, which we all love. She wanted to get a 2DS for her… Continue reading Leslie’s Party
Leslie, before her big soccer game, last Tuesday. Today, our Leslie Anne enters the double digits! I cannot thank the Lord enough for adding her to our family. She is the first baby born to us after my dad’s sudden death, and she certainly helped to fill the ache in my heart. Each of our… Continue reading Leslie Turns Ten
Leslie Anne began taking piano lessons in June of 2014. She had the opportunity to play in a piano competition this past March. Since she has been playing for less than a year, we didn’t have really high hopes that she would win. We knew it would be good for her to get out there… Continue reading Leslie and the Competition
It is my joy to share that our middle child, Leslie (age 9), was born again of the Holy Spirit of God on November 21, 2014. She had told us she was saved a few years ago, but we felt that she was just mimicking the things she had seen in others. We waited for… Continue reading Leslie’s Baptism