Posts by Courtney Robertson

Visiting the real-life Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

Family vacation week began with our first overnight trip since Shiloh was born. (Last trip was the beach before Asher could walk or talk). We picked a safe and comfortable option: spending the night with cousins. Asher vaguely remembered playing with Luke, so he was fairly excited about a sleepover there. The next morning, we…

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Stone Harbor Beach 2019

I’ve been coming to Stone Harbor, NJ almost every year since I was 10. It’s a quieter town that is great for families. We brought Asher two years ago before he could walk or talk. I was 9 months pregnant at the time. So glad that’s over. The boys slept a good portion on the…

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What I’m Reading: The Girl Behind the Red Rope

The Girl Behind the Red Rope book cover laying on table

by Ted & Rachelle Dekker Author Ted Dekker has captured my attention and drawn me in again. I’ve loved several of his series of books (Circle, Mystic), but haven’t read many stand-alone books yet. In The Girl Behind the Red Rope, a very different reality exists than what we see in the Circle series. We…

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What in God’s name is happening to Christianity?

John Cooper, the lead singer of Skillet, shared some concerns and thoughts around a recent series of “famous Christians” falling away. His post really got me thinking on this. With well-known pastors, heads of a denomination/network of churches, worship songwriters, and musicians and more publicly announcing they are no longer ascribing Christians. Several seem to…

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Making Blueberry Muffins

Asher helped bake blueberry muffins with lemon glosting (from Trim Healthy Mama) this morning after reading Jamberry (library book about berries). He ate half a muffin too. That’s a huge win. He usually hates the cake texture. We’re studying a unit on food as part of the Busy Toddler’s Playing Preschool curriculum.

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37th Annual Steam & Gas Show

Cumberland Valley Antique Engine & Machinery Association hosted this annual event. Our boys were delighted to walk around looking at all the antique tractors. The pace of the event was fantastic. There was a lot to see, plenty of shade, and free rides. The boys loved snacking on kettle corn, too! Asher referred to the…

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Practicing Eating Out

Success!  We seldom eat out. Partially budget, timing, nutrition – and also 2 boys under 3yo who are both always needing to move. Asher has food issues qualifying him for a feeding Specialist soon to work on his willingness for anything beyond french fries and granola cereal. We’ve had success at Chic fil a and Windy…

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