So, Lent began on March 5th and we chose to limit electronics use in our house. It has been going pretty well. The kids have been keeping surprisingly busy without the TV, iPad, and video games. We’ve been playing a lot of board games and finally spending a lot of time outside. I’ve been really limiting my use of electronics to work and taking care of house sale/building items. I had thought I would be able to take time before or after work or during lunch to blog, but I’ve actually had to use that time to get other things done on electronics – like paying bills, updating calendars, emailing teachers. It is amazing to me how much I depend on electronics to keep things going smoothly around here!
So, tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. We will be fasting and abstaining from meat on Fridays. Every year, we also try to give up something that will help us change for the better. Continue reading
Our trip to the Bahamas was amazing. Warm sun, sandy beaches, amazing food, and a beautiful resort made for a very relaxing and memorable trip. I forgot all my worries for 5 whole days! Unfortunately, upon our return, my brain wasn’t quite ready for all of those worries to come back. Continue reading