I hope you all had a great weekend!! We sure did. Let me start with this…I really love living in Iowa. It’s so great to be close to family. I love having 4 seasons. I love the fact that we live in a city that’s not small but not too big. It is funny how living in Iowa makes going anywhere feel like we’re going on a vacation! I am definitely dreaming of walking the beach when I go to to Florida in 10 days! Even though Iowa is great, its weather can be crazy!! This weekend was a good example of that. Friday and Saturday were gorgeous days…highs were in the 50s and it was beautiful, yet windy. Saturday night the temperature drastically dropped to 4 degrees! What?! So cold! Then today it snowed and it was freezing with a high of 19 degrees!! Oh crazy Iowa! Here are some pictures of our weekend!
Troy had to sneak into this pic!
We turned our water table into a big sensory table! We just took the beans from our Valentine’s Sensory Tub and dumped them into the water table.
Troy got his 1st haircut by Daddy!! It was no easy feat…he has never been great at getting his hair cut. I tried to cut it when he was little and I didn’t get far so we started taking him to a professional. He would still cry, but it got the job done. Somehow, Lane talked Troy into letting him cut his hair. I think it was the bribe of a treat! I would’ve taken pictures of the actual event, but I was too busy taming the wild child and holding his head still! Lots of tears, but we made it! Here’s the before and after pic!
On a more serious note, I went to a funeral Saturday for a sweet lady. She was a mom of one of the homeschool families I supervise. She passed away from stage 4 breast cancer and left behind a husband and 3 kids (2 older kids and 1 is currently homeschooled). So sad to watch a family go through this. Please pray for the Newbern family as they grieve the loss of their mother. I can’t help but think about how short life is! The song, I Lift My Hands by Chris Tomlin has been going through my head all weekend. Below is a YouTube video of the song. I hope it encourages you today. Life is short, but we have so much hope when we put our faith and trust in Jesus Christ. My heart is so encouraged by that. So thankful for God’s grace and love.
Have a blessed day and I’ll see you back here tomorrow!