Monthly Archives: December 2015

StepMolly Deuberry Craft

I officially became StepMolly one year ago today (Happy Anniversary, Tim!). While that nickname was simple to adopt, I am still trying to figure out the right balance of maiden name vs. married name (it’s harder than I thought it would … Continue reading

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Insta-Family

In October, we spent a week with my family at the beach. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season made me reflect on that week of physical closeness (15 people! One house!) but also time of quality bonding. I … Continue reading

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One in a Million

StepMolly Gospel lesson in the midst of Target… Yoseph: Are there a million Jesuses or just one? Me: Just one! Y: Then how does He get into our hearts?! I melt.

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A Nativity Spelling Lesson

Yoseph: Is Jesus’ dad Joseph? Like Yoseph! With a J! I think this is one where you let the discussion about the virgin birth and parentage of Deity slide right past because you’re trying not to giggle with pride that he recognized the letters … Continue reading

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Which came first?

A fitting discussion for Christmas Eve: Yoseph: Molly, did you know you can also say today is St. Nicholas Day instead of Christmas? Me: Yes, I did know that. But you know, I prefer to say Christmas instead because Christmas … Continue reading

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Just a minute longer

I love being an aunt. It’s one of the best things in the world, maybe even better than being a grandparent. I live a few hours away from my sisters and their kids, but being an aunt who lives a … Continue reading

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It’s all new to me

Most of what I discover about life with kids are things that wouldn’t surprise any seasoned parent. But I went from zero children to a life instantly integrated with two mobile, verbal, active children, so there are bound to be … Continue reading

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