Author Archives: Elisabeth Moody

Cooper Love

Everyone needs a Coop. Everyone needs a Cooper hug. He doesn’t give hugs readily, but when the Coopster hugs you, you get a neck squeeze that makes your day. Cooper made Aunt Rebekah’s visit to Arizona something special! He adopted her … Continue reading

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Silas Says…

Grandma’s a good sport. She got a lesson in “Grandma 101” (as my sister Charis put it) from Silas during her visit with us. Silas was just being his usual precocious self, but it was at Grandma’s expense! After helping … Continue reading

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West Virginians in the West Valley

Mom, Dad and my three sisters came to visit us for two weeks. During our first week together, we visited several attractions around the Valley—some that were new for me too. One of the cool places we toured was the … Continue reading

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My First VBS

Even though I’m just 3 1/2, I went to my first Vacation Bible School a few weeks ago. My church was having a free VBS for kids, and the theme was Arrow Island. I got to be in the four … Continue reading

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Special Days, Special People

My family drove all the way from West Virginia again this summer to come visit us. It’s a loooooong drive across the country! Dad was with us for Father’s Day, so Silas and Cooper celebrated both Grandpa and Daddy. Love … Continue reading

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Summer’s Here!

It’s summer, and the triple digits won’t let us forget it. We had a mild May, and this heat has kind of taken me by surprise. We’re melting! At least it still cools down overnight, but that won’t last. Silas … Continue reading

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My Grace Baby

Both of my boys are undeserved gifts from God. Both of my boys bring me joy and both of them teach me more of God’s grace. But, while Silas is my Joy Baby, Cooper is my Grace Baby. Cooper’s entrance into … Continue reading

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Happy Family Room

Our family room finally has something on the big blank wall above the couch! I love how it makes the room homier. I’ve been wanting to make my own version of this dandelion art for a while now, and finally … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Lullaby

On this day when we celebrate motherhood, I thought I would share one of my favorite lullabies. In fact, it was the first lullaby I sang to Cooper after his birth. Not only is this lullaby special, but its author … Continue reading

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Ride ‘em, Cowboy!

The other weekend we took friends of ours, the Horkavys, to Rawhide—complete with gunfights in the streets, burro rides, and gold panning.  We visited the shops and attractions along the street. Stephen found a cowboy hat for himself, and Cooper … Continue reading

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