My kids love to do crafts. But to be honest, although some of them can do it for hours, I also have children who begin enthusiastically, but are finished within 5 minutes, wanting to do something else. And leaving a mess all over my kitchen table and floor…
We don’t really do Halloween. In the fall you may see the typical decorations like carved pumpkins on the front porches, but it never really was a tradition in the Netherlands to celebrate “All Hallow’s Eve” on October 31th. Although it’s becoming more popular now over here, Halloween has to combat another holiday that is celebrated around the same time, November 11th: Saint Martin’s Day, or in Dutch: Sint Maarten.
I’ll love you forever,
I’ll like you for always,
As long as I’m living
my baby you’ll be.
– Robert Munsch
I read this quote somewhere and it got my attention. What a sweet way to express your love for someone! When I looked it up, it turned out to be a rhyme from a book, “Love You Forever”, written by Robert Munsch.
Okay. Something I learned this summer: doing a Challenge can cause stress. You know – you have to do something, and you feel like you have to share it – and well, life happens.