Psalm 139:13-16

Naomi or Abigail Elizabeth Russell (we haven’t decided which we like better) Titus David Russell For you formed my inward parts; you wove me in my mothers womb. I will give thanks to you for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; wonderful are your works, and my soul knows it …

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Cookie Helpers

Mmmmmmm!!!!! Mark and Maddies idea of helping is by testing and tasting the cookie dough. Maddie likes to taste it as it’s in process, starting with the butter/sugar creaming, and then tasting it as each ingredient goes it. She agrees that sugar is definately good. Every time she eats it …

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How do I Share the Gospel With My Kids!

I was putting Maddie to bed tonight and we did her same routine. She reads by herself for a little bit. Then Mark or I go in and read one or two books with her, pray with her and then I sing to her. I sing scripture mostly. John 3:16, …

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The Difference a Daddy Makes in a Daughters Heart

Maddie loves Mark’s guitar and asks him to play it quite often. She has permission to play it by herself if she wants to, but usually prefers Daddy to play it with her. We figured since we have it out in the open it made more sense to teach her how …

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Toddler Baking is Worth the Mess

Maddie and I made cupcakes this week. Maddie did more tasting than anything but that is one of the most important jobs! It was fun to have her help with the whole process. Learning what a spatula, stirring spoons, measuring cups. Lots to add to her vocabulary. It was fabulous …

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