Parenting Class Resources

parenting class

My husband and his friend, Andrew, are leading/facilitating a parenting class at our church right now…following along with Tedd Tripp’s Shepherding a Child’s Heart DVD series. And we had hoped to share a resource list weekly along the way, but the real-life-of-it-is-that I’m just now getting this posted. So, this list below should catch us [Read More...]

Celebrating and Thankful

what I love about my home

Celebrating 17 years of marriage today with my guy– So thankful. To God and for Jason. And thankful for crazy-wonderful-friends who are still loving our Selah and remembering even six years later. And I cringed a bit this morning when I realized which post of mine was going live over at The Better Mom. As [Read More...]

Passing On the Trait of “I Love Free Stuff”

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  I was trying to take a quick “power nap” (gearing up for camping packing). But our son woke me up to help him– “Refill the staple gun…” Staple gun !?! And so I decided I should probably check what they were working on so diligently in their tree fort behind our fence. Apparently our [Read More...]

But Then You…

snow heart

I wasn’t going to say– I’m sorry. I wasn’t going to ask for his forgiveness. I wasn’t. How quickly those tiny ice-hard-anger-crystals can chill the warmth of marriage…Even a good, solid one. But then You– Reminded me of how greatly I’m forgiven. Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. ~Psalm 32:1 [Read More...]

Happy Birthdays to the Oldest and Youngest of the Chupp Crew

These two share a special bond. She was born on his birthday. It was also Father’s Day. God’s gifts to me– A faithful, loving husband and best friend… of going-on-16-years. A daughter representing the… shout of morning joy, after a night-time of weeping. ~Psalm 30:5 And I know she loves me tons, But if she has [Read More...]

And…THIS is What I Worked on During Naptime.

We spent the morning at the park and Lydia almost fell asleep in the car on the way home… I was sure she was sound asleep in bed. But apparently she wasn’t. She found her sister’s stamp pads and managed to decorate every room upstairs in a matter of minutes. Side note–we don’t want her to [Read More...]

I’m Thankful the Redbox Was Broken…

Slow

Because– It meant we took a long bike ride. Me and our Little #3, Riding to the nearest other Redbox to turn in our movies. I gave him the choice… Of either walking back and driving… Or taking our bikes and– He chose his pedals. And I’m so glad. On the way there we heard a herd [Read More...]

To Die, and Leave Our Children Free…

Peter Jones Knapp —  The only Civil War veteran buried in Willamette National Cemetery… (from Vicksburg in 1863 to Oregon in 2012). Spirit, that made those heroes dare To die, and leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature gently spare The shaft we raise to them and thee. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson The life of Lt. [Read More...]

Monday Morning Roosters

Because it’s Monday…And it’s pouring outside… And we’re home with sick kiddos…Time for a little commentary about roosters. “I said nuffing really…”

Monday Morning Roosters

Because it’s Monday…And it’s pouring outside… And we’re home with sick kiddos…Time for a little commentary about roosters. “I said nuffing really…”

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