Jonah says…

“Asher, you’re my best friend.” It’s happening. Slowly, but surely these boys are becoming brothers. Melts. my. heart.

Jonah says…

“College cheese is on sale, Mom.” (AKA: Cottage Cheese) “Look, Mom, it’s 11:25!” (Lucky guess. He adds “20” in front of all the numbers on a clock.) “I’m on safari!” Gosh, I love this silly boy!

A Reader is Born

We’ve been practicing three letter words (also known as word families) around our house for quite some time now. Honestly, Jonah just kinda started sounding them out one day…by himself. Ok, ok, so I’ve set him up for success with all of the fun things I do with him and I’ve been really strategic about […]

Blame it on Frosty

I investigated further into the hilarious Leaf Daddy/Pipe thing from Jonah’s Leaf Family Portrait. Frosty the Snowman, the lovable, magical guy we all know and love is to blame. Specifically, his corn-cob pipe. And thanks to Leaf Mommy, I got the video to load for you…she’s one smart cookie Enjoy! (Having trouble viewing the video? […]

Leaf Family Portrait {and commentary from Jonah}

We’ve been having a blast at the Happy Brown House with some of our favorite Fall/Leaf books, specifically Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert. It’s lead to quite a few activities–most of which you can read about over at Totally Tots today! But because I love you, dear readers, and feel like you might need a […]

War Cry

And there it was, his first curse word. Spoken with the tone and inflection of an adult, but with the voice of a boy years away from puberty’s deepening. A month shy of four years old, and he’s already found a dagger in his toolbox. My mind raced to think of how to react. I […]

Jonah says…

Mommy: “Jonah, do you want us to get a boy or a girl from Ethiopia?” Jonah: “I want a girl” Mommy: “I thought you said you wanted a brother? Did you change your mind?” Jonah: “Well…I want a boy AND a girl. We can get a whole bunch of babies, Mommy. That would be fun. […]

Sunday Morning

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 Happy Sunday from our family to yours!

Jonah says…

“You’re crackin’ me up, Momma!” 

Jonah says…

“What is all this junk in here? You made a mess!”(We painted the last 2 days and had to move some things out of their normal place into a pile. Apparently, it bothered Jonah to have things out of place.)