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One night we were having a discussion about our family rules.  I asked the girls, “what are some of our family rules? Isla: No shooting.  Oh, I know!  No opening the door to strangers Ruby:  No opening the door to bears! —————————————————————- Ruby’s prayer one night: Thank you for Jesus dying on the cross all … Continue reading

Isla says

I love that show Kids Say the Darndest Things.  Isla would be perfect for it… except that she’s ridiculously shy and definitely wouldn’t answer a strange man’s questions, especially if it involved video cameras. A few of her latest… “Boys don’t have to wipe when they go potty.  And some girls have short hair and … Continue reading

Logical conclusions

The girls often contort Bible stories they’ve learned into some really funny stories with hilarious applications. Recently, my two first graders have been talking about how if someone doesn’t have clothes or food and you give them some, it’s like you are feeding and clothing God.  Very Biblical.  Or if you lie to someone, it’s … Continue reading

Letters from kids

From one of our six year olds to her pen pal: To xxxxxx, What do you like to eat? Do you like to eat sandwich? I love you because your picture is beautiful. and I love you because your nose is beautiful. From, xxxxxx

From the mouths of kids: the foreigners

Had this conversation with one of the girls recently… 6 year old:  We have a new house and our neighbors are foreigners. Me:  Really?  Wow! 6yo:  Yeah, they are foreigners and this is how they talk, “blarb glurb bralb blurg.” Me:  Oh, you know they are probably speaking another language that you just don’t understand.  … Continue reading

On the girls’ futures

Every once in a while, I get into conversations with the girls about what they want to be when they grow up.  Sometimes it’s to encourage them in their studies, other times to help them dream a bit. Here’s what we have so far: When I grow up, I want to… … be a math-doctor. … Continue reading

When I grow up…

The past couple of days I’ve been chatting with the girls about what they want to be when they grow up.  Most say doctors or teachers. But Amal told me the other day that she was going to be rich.  I asked her what she was going to do for work to get the money … Continue reading


I just love working with kids.  They are an endless fountain of amusement and laughter and amazement.  This past week, one of the girls I tutor earned a sticker.  So, I gave her a stack and let her choose one.  She narrowed it down to two that she really like and decided to “eeny meeny … Continue reading