Monday, January 16, 2012


Today we watched this together:

Then we read this post about child slavery in Ghana (or rather, I summarized it for the kids in an age-appropriate manner), and made a small donation to the Mercy Project. (H/T Kristen)

His dream is alive, but it is not finished...

For the sake of cuteness, here's a circa 2009 video of 3 year-old N talking about MLK


  1. I can't even stand it! That photo at the end is sooooo cuuuuuuuute! Since I didn't know the Ballast family back then, this is my first time seeing 3 y/o Nate in action. Man was he articulate!! And now I can finally see some similarities between him and Dex.
    Making a donation with the boys today was a great idea. Love you guys!

  2. Hi Haley! My old computer broke and not everything was able to be transferred to my new computer. I don't have your email address anymore because of it...can you email me? Jillian Pelland