10/24/16

Eight days


My husband took a business trip to China last week. He enjoys visiting new places, so I was excited for him—but eight days is a long time! Here are some things that happened while he was gone.
  • The primary program at church
  • Pip's two-year doctor checkup
  • Parent-teacher conferences
  • Cub scout pack meeting
  • Tiger Lily home sick for three days
  • An abscess of some sort in Red Chief's mouth
  • Early-morning piano lessons
  • Two days off school
  • Baby Pip escaped from his crib for the first time
I'd like to think I appreciate my husband all the time, but I really notice how much he does when he's gone! He makes the bed every morning, he holds down the fort so I can play in our community orchestra every week, he cleans up dinner, he is so patient and kind with the children—and that's just the tip of the iceberg. I am blessed.

5 comments:

  1. Oh such a sweet tribute to your hubby, So nice that he helps so much. Know you and the kids have missed him.

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  2. I am blessed, too. I am so grateful for the truly good men of the world.

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  3. Last year, my eldest had a considerably large abscess on his gum. Our dentist recommended a 10 day antibiotic treatment, but I wished to attempt treating it naturally. We had excellent and rapid success with frequent salt water rinses and daily hydrogen peroxide applications with a cotton swab !

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  4. Did he go to a very urban area? The pollution is so horrible there, some people have to wear masks.

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    1. He was in Shanghai. It rained most of the time so pollution wasn't an issue, but he did come home rather damp. :)

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