Thursday afternoons are Jonas Family "Fam Jam".
We do a variety of activities during this time - from Bible Studies to games to holiday events to dance lessons - but the important part is that we do it together as a family.
This past Thursday everyone was too tired to focus on the Bible Study we are currently doing. So we were just sitting around talking when Indigo started teasing Landon by casting a shiny spot on the wall with her phone.
Soon everyone was participating and for almost 30 minutes we entertained ourselves and were belly laughing over watching Landon chase a reflection.
Toward the end, I stopped laughing long enough to capture this quick video.
Rewatching it now made me laugh all over again. But it also reminded me...
It's so important to be able to enjoy the simple pleasures in life. So often we feel we need the newest/best gadgets or technology or vacations. We chase these shiny things as if our happiness requires them.
And worse, many of us teach our...
The other day I was taking my two grandsons upstairs. I was carrying Michael because he didn't want to go upstairs. Michael's almost two and weighs probably around 25 pounds or so. Halfway up the stairs, Landon asked to be carried also. Normally I would tell him that at 3 years old and over 30 pounds that he can walk up the stairs himself, but I was in an accommodating mood and so I hefted him up and continued up the stairs.