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Silas is 5

My firstborn is now 5 years old. As an emotional mommy, I kind of wanted to feel sad because it’s what mommys do. But, Silas was so thrilled to be five that I couldn’t help but be excited and happy … Continue reading

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Learning to Read

Sometime this summer, it clicked with Silas that letters have sounds and that those sounds make up words. He’s known the sounds of a few letters for a while, but now he’s trying to teach himself how to read by … Continue reading

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Big Brothers

Silas and Cooper have flung open their hearts to little Brynn. They met baby sister for the first time while wearing their big brother shirts from Uncle Jason and Aunt Stephanie. Silas’s says “Security for My Little Sister” and Cooper’s … Continue reading

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Life on Hold

It’s a waiting game now until Baby Sister arrives. I’ve been crossing off the calendar days, and tomorrow is June! I’m 38 weeks and 2.5 cm dilated, but not many contractions yet. I know it’s not true, but I feel … Continue reading

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I bought the boys a new swimming pool and set it up in the back yard. They’ve been swimming and soaking their clothes when playing outside.I love having a patch of grass and a finished yard. Just today some friends … Continue reading

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A Four Year Old’s Perspective

Now that Silas is four, he tells me stories about ”when [he] was a little boy—when [he] was three and a half.” His questions are plentiful, and it’s fun to see him sort out his world. Silas is very quick to … Continue reading

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Someone Had a Birthday

Waking up on his 4th birthday, Silas asked, “Did my voice change?” He so badly wants to be a teenager! Apparently it’s the magic age where he’ll be allowed to do everything he’s ever dreamed of. The next thing Silas … Continue reading

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The other morning Silas wanted to sing me a song while “playing” the piano. Here is his rendition of Jesus Loves Me. Cooper joined in with the obligato on the chorus.

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The Resident Artist

Needing some artwork done? Silas Clark has got you covered. Here are some of his recent drawings of Superman’s villainous enemies. He copied the colors from his board book about Superman. Silas can even sign his name. The letters may … Continue reading

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Learning Truth

Silas loves superheroes—just in case you hadn’t noticed. And while superheroes, make-believe, and imagination are fun, the truth about Jesus is the most important thing we could teach our boys. Our church’s Kids4Truth Club is helping us do that. This … Continue reading

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