A Lost Little (cute) Baby Squirrel

Sunday afternoon found Jesse outside in Grandad and Grandma’s backyard. In the heat of the afternoon, Jesse strolled across the lawn when he noticed a little creature in the grass. He looked down and there was a little baby squirrel. Jesse hurried inside and sounded the alarm that there was a little squirrel outside. We walked out and sure enough it lay in the grass. Every once in a while it tried to crawl around, but it seemed very wobbly. It had a noticeable face of an adult squirrel, and was covered in reddish/brown fur. It also had a tail that was about 4 inches long. After observing it for a little bit, we decided to take our Sunday afternoon naps. We thought that maybe his mom would come and carry him back to the nest [which was up in the tree].

The squirrel on the ground.

Once we were awake from our naps we decided to check on the squirrel again. It was still there. After getting permission from Dad, Joseph went outside to pick him up so that he could be put into a little box. While trying to get the squirrel in the box he (meaning the squirrel) decided to go for a little run. He raced down Joseph onto the tile floor. Thankfully, he didn’t have enough traction to run fast and we were able to catch him. We decided to give him some Pedialyte in a syringe to see if he could recover from sitting outside all afternoon in the heat.

Monday we got him some milk, which he loves. We decided to give him the name Chippey. John called several places and the best advice they told John was to keep him until he could climb a tree and fend for himself. That is what we decided to do.

Posted by: Anna

Feeding the baby squirrel.

Work Projects

Since our new book, Managers of Their Chores has been out, we’ve kept busy keeping the books compiled!

Recently, Dad declared several Chore book work sessions; we absolutely love to work together! Even Grandad (Mom’s parents live right next door!) joined us packing boxes.

Myself, Anna, and Jesse compiled the book and kits. Dad measured the paper, Mary was the refill girl (she constantly heard the calls of “More paper, quick!” or “ChorePacks, please!” as the compilers rushed to keep ahead of the fast shrink-wrapper, Joseph). Joseph operated the shrink-wrap machine at a lightning speed. John put boxes together for Grandad, taped them up, and then moved them!

Only for Jesus,
Sarah

Welcome!

Introduction

We’re excited to announce our family’s blog! We are the Maxwells: Steve, Teri, Nathan and his wife Melanie, Christopher, Sarah, Joseph, John, Anna, Jesse, and Mary. You can read more about the family here.

We will work to keep you updated on our family and what’s happening in the Managers of Their Homes ministry. One thing is certain, life is always busy around here!

Blessings from our family to yours!

The Maxwell family and ministry blog of Titus2.com.