We gave the girls fair warning tonight:
There are going to be big changes around here come the new year!
Not going out to eat whenever. It will be rare, OK? We've been kind of lax on that this month.
The budget will be set and abided by. Money will be saved. Funds will be started. Frugal will again be a way of life--EVEN if we don't HAVE to. (Which we mostly do.)
Bibles will be read daily. And studied. And children will be taught at home. Family Bible time will happen one way or another.
Other changes may be made but we can't discuss those with you or them just yet. They aren't exciting or anything. Don't worry--you aren't missing out.
Lately I feel like many things have been brought to our attention. Are they warnings? Is God trying to tell us something? Why do I keep finding out stories about how kids turn out? With results I don't like?
What do we need to do differently in parenting our children? I don't want the same ending!
Between now and then we have to figure some things out.
I have other questions too.
Why did my kid come home from church today singing Three Dog Night?
What am I going to do with any additional Christmas cards now that my coat closet door is full?
How can I swing it where I can stay home some this week? Without sickness or the breaking down of vehicles I mean. Just--not busy stay home?
What are we going to eat this week?
Will you make my menu plan for me?
Will you grocery shop for me too?
Can you help me get that stupid Three Dog Night song out of my head?