Kieklak Thanksgiving 2019

Our Thanksgiving in central Arkansas was great this year. The twins were the perfect age to have fun running around in the woods, throwing rocks in the lake, and jumping in mud puddles. Baby B got to come with us, and he had a great time too. Our family needed this time to rest and relax and prepare for the Christmas season.

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Explorer & adventurer – mostly through scratches of ink on a page – I enjoy my husband, our twin boys, our boisterous German shepherd, and strive to live for the glory of God.

Kieklak Twins Toddler Room

For the twins’ 2nd birthday, our big present to them was a room update. Here are some ‘before’ pictures:

When it was a nursery, we had their two cribs under the “J” and “B” and the changing table under the framed puzzle on the wall. That was the only furniture in the room. When They were around 18 months, we moved them out of their cribs because we knew we would start fostering soon and we didn’t want to have to buy a 3rd crib.

Kieklak Spring Break 2019

This post is back-dated for March 2019 – I’m perpetually behind on blogging!

We had a great Spring Break this year. I tried to get the twins out of the house as much as possible, so we went out a couple times with friends. They had a blast at the zoo & at the Martin Park Nature Conservancy. We also had the youth come over to play games, and the boys loved getting to hang out with them. Here are a few snapshots from the week:

Kieklak Christmas 2018

We stayed in town this Christmas. We weren’t originally planning to, but we had a foster placement so we adjusted our plans. It was definitely the strangest and hardest Christmas we’ve gone through, but we grew so much as a family and all of our friends and family served us and our foster little so well. We felt incredibly blessed, God provided for us in ways that we never could have imagined. It was a crazy start to our foster journey, but we wouldn’t change a thing.

The boys had a lot of fun with the Christmas tree this year, and they loved their presents. The big thing we got them was a hockey set, and they play with it all the time. I also bakedĀ gingerbread cookies for the first time, and they turned out really well.

Here are some pictures of our family of 5 during the Christmas season.