Monthly Archives: December 2012

Magic Marker Monday — Christmas Cookies…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back…     Any cookie decorating time in your Christmas this year? Hope yours was all…

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Christmas Wonder for My Kids with Down Syndrome

This year, like the past seven, we’d been telling my live-in-the-moment Boys (identical twins with Down syndrome) for weeks that Santa Claus would soon be paying us a visit and leaving toys under Christmas trees all around the world for good little girls and boys in honor of Jesus’ birthday. “Why?” Because Jesus is all…

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Magic Marker Monday — Christmas Presents…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back…     A certain little 10-year-old elf has been busy creating and framing hand-painted landscapes…

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The Christmas Miracle

As the story goes, many, many years ago, a teenager gave birth to a son in a stable. The Christmas miracle. When I was a little girl, I used to cry when the church sang “Away in a Manger.” My mother reminded me of this as we sat at my daughter’s Christmas pageant at school….

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Magic Marker Monday — Virtual Gingerbread…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back…     The resident 10-year-old has been busy this week crafting Christmas decorations of all…

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Magic Marker Monday — Backstage Coloring…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back…     The 10-year-old is in a Christmas ballet this year… Which has added up…

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Magic Marker Monday — Self Portrait…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back…     A recent self portrait from the resident 10-year old. Any cuteness on your…

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