Friday, June 20, 2014

Flash Back Friday. Katie in Chicago.

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Isn't it dear how children are so quick to give money to musicians and needy folks?

I think it is.


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Katie is feeling a little better.  Our short shopping trip and lunch yesterday tired her out.  She was happy to get back to the couch.
Today she is meeting a friend at the pool.  She says she is up to it.
I told her to take it easy in the water.
"Don't go under."

Standing in the cool water and talking....that should be okay.

Oh there is so much responsibility being a parent.
These little daily decisions are never ending, aren't they?

Happy Friday!

Encourage one another,
Donna

15 comments:

  1. Hi Donna! I'm happy hear that Katie if feeling a little better. I had pneumonia last summer and it does take a lot out of you. You didn't mention how you were doing from your cold. I hope better! Take care!

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  2. Anonymous2:19 PM

    Glad Katie is feeling better and hope you are as well. It's not easy being a parent, so thank goodness it's oh so rewarding!!

    Little Katie with Felicity at American Girl Place -- just adorable. And yes, it is SO dear how little ones always want to give. Pure, generous hearts. Love that.

    Mary Z

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  3. She's darlin ... and a sweetheart. I hope she feels stronger every day. You too Donna :-)

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  4. I hope the wading/talking thing went well at the pool. It is hard to be cooped up away from the pals when you're sick for a long time! Prayers for Katie continue.

    Appreciate prayers for Bren, too. He is going into two intense weeks of basketball tournament/camp and it is a time when colleges are looking for future recruits. And he just caught a cold that went straight to his lungs. We're praying he kicks it soon! No pressure...just your future we're talking about, Bren (-: We're working at resting and trusting and just having fun. Not easy, but we're learning.

    I loved that pic of your sisters and brother on Facebook today. Such cuties!!!

    Love,
    Di

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  5. awww. THere are angels all around us. So you don't have to worry too too much.

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  6. Anonymous4:01 PM

    Praying for Katie and Brennan and you Donna and all those who are expecting babies.
    love and prayers, jep

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  7. Those little decisions wear me out some days. I think you made a good one. ;)

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  8. Who is that little girl? Time goes too fast! I'm glad Katie is doing better. Recuperating is hard work. Blessings to both of you.

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  9. you are a nicer mom than me, i would have said no. this is how i think of katie in my head, always.

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  10. you are a nicer mom than me, i would have said no. this is how i think of katie in my head, always.

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  11. Axelle the french reader3:37 AM

    SO agree with what you say, Donna ... So hard to be a parent, sometimes.
    Very friendly.

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  12. these little decisions ARE never-ending.......

    what a perfect way to capture the heart of parenting. It's the little decisions that cause us (me!) to labor over things (and figuratively wring my hands). But, I believe, it's the little decisions that reflect the true heart of parenting.

    i learn so much from the "little decisions" you make with Katie, and in your life as you share it here on QL....

    --mary from wheaton

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