I've been home from Ethiopia for a week but there is still so much to tell about what happened there! The internet service at our guest house was really spotty so there were two posts that we were able to put up while we were there that I was never able to link to here. A new post will be coming soon so I wanted to make sure you caught these two before you read the next one! If you haven't already, catch up on these posts at the Project Hopful website here and here, and watch for a new one coming soon!!!
Preschoolers' bodies contain a power that defies the laws of physics. Moms of preschoolers know there is definitely something metaphysical going on in their homes. It's also clear to Moms like me that every now and then, a special child comes along with whom the force is especially strong. I had a cute little 3-year-old boy who often left me slack-jawed and feeling outflanked. His will was strong and it was aided and abetted by a deft use of words and logic. Maybe you've encountered a kid like him.....you can recognize them by the iron glint in their eyes and the furrowed brows of their Mommas. Maybe you've got one living under your own roof. Even though it felt like Trevor and I jockeyed for position forever...but it was really just a chunk of Trev's 3rd year. Let me tell you, it was one INTENSE year, but it wasn't eternal. Our toughest head-to-heads seemed to always happen on evenings Scott was at a late meeting and I was flying solo. They start