Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Ten seconds. So have you watched the Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt? It got me through food poisoning a few weeks ago, and made me laugh out loud when I felt like I wanted to die. Well, there’s this scene in the series where she’s telling someone her strategy for making it through anything… 

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How to Make a Busy Book

How to Make a Busy Book // One Lovely Life

This title sounds much more official than I’m afraid the post might be, but I wanted to share something that’s working for us right now when I need to keep Sophie busy while I make dinner or when we’re waiting for an appointment or doing our best to stay quiet during church. We’ve been working… 

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Look-a-little-bit-likes. My children look very much like Michael. I read somewhere that, at birth, children resemble their fathers so that their fathers will bond to them (and–in the case of wild animals–not kill them). I don’t know if that’s true from a bonding standpoint, but fo’ real–my children look like Michael. Which is why,… 

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Sophie at four.

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

At four, Sophie’s as creative as ever. She loves all forms of arts and crafts–modeling clay, watercolors, paints, mixed media, drawing, coloring. She often gets into phases, where she fixates on a certain idea and keeps drawing, coloring, and painting that one thing until she gets it “right.” Whether it’s rainbow carrots or fairy eggs… 

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