Category: seven quick takes

Surprises and Presence

I’m a day late for Seven Quick Takes, but I think you will see that it’s been a full week. If you enjoy these seven quick takes from the week, consider seeing what some of my friends have been doing by clicking here! Last year, we bought a backyard...

Magic, Fire, and Snow

Fighting a sinus infection makes for a challenging week. When you are unable to breathe, sleep is not your friend. Prayerfully, I am nearing the end of this. Enjoy these Seven Quick Takes from our week. Starting Strong We started the week by hosting the youth devotional in our...

Surfing the Waves

After a seven month hiatus from writing, I’m back. This seven quick takes will highlight more than the previous week because so much has happened. Writing again is just the thing I need to be doing, even when it also seems like the hardest thing to do.  Getting through...

(SQT) All You Really Need to Know: the Monopoly Edition

This week as part of our unschooling, we played Monopoly. Sadly, we do not have the paper money edition, but the new Electronic Monopoly (sad because I couldn’t make Dietrich count the money). However, Dietrich still had to read and add so some basic principles were part of our...

SQT: This week’s insanity brought to you by…

Time change + weather change = an extra dose of insanity in the Caswell house. What about yours? Here are just a few ways the crazy reached new heights this week and a few things we are doing to ease the stress. Even though actual beginning age for Leadership...

SQT: Settlements, Birthdays, Consequences, and the worst Spectators EVER

Nothing reminds me how much I’m falling behind in writing like Fridays Seven Quick Takes link-up. This week was filled with many memories, celebrations, and the normal randomness that makes our household fun. Our moving claim finally processed and after calling last week to find out why we didn’t...

SQT – Another Music Filled Road Trip with a Surprise Wildlife Ending

I don’t have anything clever to lead into this week’s Seven Quick Takes, so I’ll dive right in: We spent a wonderful weekend with my sister and brother-in-law. Dietrich enjoyed much more time playing the Wii and Madilynn enjoyed having more people to tell what to do. My friend,...

SQT: The Sticky, Holey, Delicious, and Exciting

     This week is full of ups and downs. I am struggling a little to remain positive for this installment of seven quick takestakes, because the down part is so big. However, I am determined to accentuate the positive, rather than give the devil a foothold by dwelling...

SQT: A Three-Year-Old to English Translation Guide

This post contains affiliate links. Clicking and purchasing through the links will cost nothing extra for you while providing my family with a small commission. Do you ever look at your child and say, “You’re really cute, but I have no idea what you are saying!” I have several...

SQT: Surprises, Oreo Moons, and Abusive Dolls

Happy Labor Day Weekend! As we get September in full swing, hoping for cooler temperatures and waiting for the vibrant colors of fall, here are Seven Quick Takes for the week. ~1~ We started “back to school” this week. I am very low key in this area. However, Dietrich...