Category Archives: Ideas – Kids

Story 13: Mr. Rudd

Mr. Rudd always wore a red cardigan sweater when we caroled to his house at Christmas time. His house smelled like dust and shower steam. He did not seem to mind as six kids of various sizes crowded inside his … Continue reading

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Story #10: Before it “Poofs” and floats away…

Story # 10: In our community every single Christmas Eve evening we meet on a triangular hill that sits in the middle of three churches called God’s acre. A little wooden bandstand is set up and band players dressed up … Continue reading

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Story #4: Help I need Christmas spirit!

December 2002 I entered the Christmas season exhausted before it began. I was overdone and feeling guilty that I was not in the mood for creating an atmosphere of Christmas for my children. I decided one night (mostly for my … Continue reading

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Story #3: Angel in Disguise

One evening in downtown Los Angeles, while waiting for a light, a stranger came up to the passenger side door of our car and began knocking on the windows. My four and two year olds were in the back seat … Continue reading

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An Advent worth keeping to

Together lets light the world Happy December 1st world! We need a little Christmas…

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Music to my ears

I can’t think of any music more beautiful than a two year old singing ‘Happy Birthday’ to himself waiting to blow out golf-T candles stuck in colored Play dough. (Sigh, now that is music that fills my soul!)

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trash to treasure

Put out for trash sat a box which brought someone a new BBQ. It’s fate changed… For five imaginative days Pinky and I sat in and played with “the box.” Every day we did something new on it and in … Continue reading

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