What an emotional weekend. We found out on Friday that the baby has no heartbeat. Our new baby has gone on to Heaven already at only 7 weeks. I was still processing the fact that I was going to be a mother for a third time, only to find out that I am not. It is very sad, but we know that God is in control and He never makes mistakes. The toughest part was breaking the news to our children. We probably shouldn't have told them so soon about having a new baby, but not having had problems like this in the past we just didn't think, I guess. They are doing well though, even though I know it's hard for their young minds to grasp. Thank you for your prayers and thoughts, they really mean a lot to us during this time.
My kids have had a chore chart for a while. It's one of those magnetic boards and they share it. However, it's not by their rooms and often they (and I) forget to update it. Plus it's a little bulky. When I saw the concept of a door hanger chore chart on Pinterest, I loved it! It was compact, right there were the kiddos could see it coming out and going into their rooms, and it costs almost nothing to make. I headed over to one of my favorite stores: Hobby Lobby, of course. They have these little wooden door hangers for .79. I also grabbed a couple of packets of decorative buttons for $1.99 each. I already had the clothes pins and the paint so those cost me nothing. I began by painting the door hangers (I used tempera paints because that's what I had). Then I grabbed a fine point Sharpie and the clothes pins and started writing chores on them, making sure to write them correctly so they will clip on the right direction. The left