Before each midterm break, Lena's school hosts a "Stay & Play" where parents can come in with younger siblings for a couple hours of themed activities, contests and treats. We got an email asking everyone to make an Easter bonnet for the school competition and since I'm never 100% sure the [...]
On Christmas Eve, our local church held a crib and christingle service. I had no idea what it meant or what to expect but thought it would be something nice for us to do as a family this year.
You may remember last year that we attended the Hillsong Christmas concert at Wembley Arena and I was just a little bit obsessed with the daydream of someday playing with the London-based church. Well, it happened and it was brilliant!
I'm months behind on blogging about my trip to Washington (still!) and thought it was fitting that my next set of pictures were from time spent with my dad and my grandpa. Since I couldn't celebrate Father's Day in person, this will have to be the next best thing.
One of my pre-England wish list items was to visit Hillsong Church in London. Despite our best intentions, we just had never managed to make it there on a Sunday so we decided that we would go for their Easter service.
I am still in a bit of shock over our new place and that we get to live here. It's a brand new house, 3 stories, with 4 bedrooms and a bathroom on each floor. The bathrooms may be my favorite part as they remind me of a hotel.
As delivery day gets closer, my thoughts have transitioned from how I'm going to manage labor to what type of parent I want to be. I hope I'll have patience and speak with kindness. I hope our baby will still want to talk to me once she reaches the teenage years and beyond.