the Steidingers
Steidinger family


Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Brazil,kids with no comments, please leave one

hello friends!! it’s been a little 🙂 so on March 23-29, we had the HONOR of having my BFF & her family come here to visit us! we only had 6 days together but they were super-packed, full-of-fun, laughing-all-the-time days. the best kind, right?!?! and, ok, there were some not-so-good moments because we’re all sinners, […]

2016, Its Jaelah again

Posted by on December 31, 2016 in Brazil,kids with 2 Comments

dear friends, so you may be thinking, ‘ummmm, Jaelah? it’s New Year’s Eve today, why is the title 2016?’ and my answer, dear friends, is because i wanted to write a post about just that. about 2016. here is an excerpt from Jan. 1st, 2016, in my journal: ”this past year (2015) went by so […]

God is good

Posted by on December 6, 2016 in Brazil,kids with no comments, please leave one

friends, i have no words. many, many topics, but no words. life has been busy lately. really busy. our schedule is quite full…. but, it’s the holidays so…what to expect i guess?!? hahaha yet, even in these super busy times, i have been trying to find time to sit. to get off my phone and […]

life lately

Posted by on October 8, 2016 in Brazil,kids,life with 2 Comments

hey everybody! Jaelah here 🙂 since this blog lives on silence for months-a post or two-silence for months etc., i thought i would do a post about what we have been doing lately. see some pics below 🙂                       Mariah took some pics of us […]

Tapara Marim, by Jaelah

Posted by on February 6, 2016 in Brazil,kids with 3 Comments

Hey everyone!! Wow, it’s been a long time since my last post, but it is pretty much always a long time J I would like to start blogging about something other than boat trips, like everyday life etc. We’ll see if that will happen sometime this year J This post is, obviously, about another boat […]

Trip to Nova Vitoria

Posted by on July 19, 2015 in Brazil,kids with no comments, please leave one

Hi everyone! Wow….it’s been a looong time! Last August was my last post! Well, sorry, but this time it’s about another trip! This trip was also a week long trip, and we went by car, but our whole family went this time! We didn’t take an American team, just Brazilians and some other missionaries. It […]

Our Missions Trip to Barragem

Posted by on August 14, 2014 in kids with 2 Comments

Okay, so to start out, it’s Jaelah, it’s been way too long since I’ve last written, and this is going to be probably one of the best posts I’ve ever written. (for me at least, I hope for you too!!) 🙂    This post is going to be about the trip me, Dad and Mariah […]

The Beach is awesome…. when it’s warm

Posted by on November 23, 2013 in kids with no comments, please leave one

Hey guys!! How have you been?? Enjoying the snow? Well we are at the beach but it is rainy and cold so we are in our apartment now. 🙁 The sun hasn’t been out a whole lot while we have been here but we got to go to the beach a little!! Yesterday morning we […]

Girls sleepover, like “Totally cool!”

Posted by on November 6, 2013 in kids with no comments, please leave one

Hey everyone!  It’s been going good from Brazil!! This post is going to be about this past weekend, when we had Rafaella and Isabella over to sleepover night. We picked them up after the Jovems  (youth ‘service’) at church, came home, watched the movie Rio, had some pizza, then went to bed at about 1:00 […]

Holambra; By Mariah

Posted by on October 2, 2013 in kids with 1 Comment

Hello, everyone!! Hope you are all doing good!! On Saturday we went to Holambra (‘Hol’ stands for Holland, ‘am’ stands for America, and ‘bra’ stands for Brazil) for a ‘flower expo’. At first I wasn’t sure if I wanted to go but I am sooooooo glad we went!!   A pastel, you can get different […]