251 :: Wait for Me

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“Where are you going, sisters?”

Don’t worry, little Wallace, they’ve only gone to let the chickens out of the coop. They’ll be back to see you very soon.

Homeschooling :: Day 1

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At one point while doing copywork, Ellen groaned, “Uggg . . . I’m tired of doing this.”

And I replied, “You can take a break, Ellen. You can go outside for a while and then come back in and finish.”

“But Mama! I have to pretend like I’m in school!”

Okay, I mean, who can argue with that?!

248 :: 12 Years

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There we were
12 years ago,
leaping into the unknown.

Before these little lives
were entrusted to us.

And then they came
needing us
so entirely —

and as we gave ourselves to them,
we found ourselves
together.

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