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Welcome to The Redheads, a blog on the life of a redheaded family.

30 Oct Posted by in James, Sarah | Comments

a poem about some recent days

a poem about some recent days

reading about identity in Christ with one of my favorite girls (we drink coffee, overpriced) mate has soothed my queasy stomach waves and now is essential (with friends, afternoons are saved) neighborhood friends, the Lord seems to pursue week after week there’s been a new breakthrough! two neighbors have shown their care for us well by […]

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29 Oct Posted by in Corban, Family, Jaeda | Comments

Downtown Statue Play

Downtown Statue Play

Warsaw hosted 16 statues from Seward Johnson’s collection of more than 450, a collection that has been all over the world. He started sculpting out of metals like aluminum and bronze back in the 70s, and of the 16 that graced our little town, I saw one as recent as from 2003. Seward is now in his […]

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28 Oct Posted by in Corban, Jaeda | Comments

These two.

These two.

  It’s been so refreshing to step into the living room to see Corban and Jaeda playing kindly together. For the most part, they really like each other. But on the days when choosing love is just too hard for them, we’re working on gentle reminders that it is a worthwhile choice. Our moms’ group is reading my […]

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While Mom’s Away

While Mom’s Away

I’ve gotten to be away for a whole weekend two months in a row! In September, it was our annual Father/Daughter Retreat in Northern Michigan. In October, it was the True Woman Conference in Indianapolis with lovely, God-fearing women from our church. James and I talked about it at great length, since it seemed hardly […]

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24 Oct Posted by in Jaeda | Comments

The beginning of the 2s.

The beginning of the 2s.

When you’re two, princesses are a big deal. As are pigtails, spinning, and making messes. When you’re two, smooching is the best. So are peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Mosquito-swollen eyes are not.  When you’re two, you practice going potty. You also practice stubbornness, trying Mommy’s patience, and falling asleep instead of complying. When you’re […]

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