Happy Thanksgiving week, ladies! I can hardly believe that December is almost here, and the year will soon be over. Out of all of the weeks of the year, this week seems like the most important time to be thankful. I mean, Thanksgiving is in a few days! But instead, I must admit that I … Continue reading Time to Be Thankful
This month has been full of joy for my family since we have welcomed our newest addition. Looking at his sweet little face makes joy come easy! This month, I've pretty much stayed at home, holding and tending to our newborn. It has been a time of reflection, and I've realized how thankful I am … Continue reading Joy at Home
After having our ninth child, our house has seemed to have grown smaller. Baby gear fills an entire corner of our living room, and our bedroom is filled with newborn clothing and accessories. Despite being on a mission to pay off our house, I started looking at properties for sale on my phone last week. … Continue reading Rethinking Our Mortgage Plans
Ladies, I'm knee deep in newborn care at the moment. My days are filled with making sure our newest guy's needs are met, and it is a blessing to do so! Related: Our Ninth Child's Birth Story My parenting philosophy has changed throughout the years. Starting with our sixth child, my care philosophy changed to … Continue reading Why I Like Attachment Parenting
I'm so happy to announce that our newest addition, Moses Benjamin, has arrived. I had just finished writing this post and scheduled it for the morning when I went into labor about two hours later. I had gone to bed as usual, and then was awakened at around 11:45 when my water broke. I was … Continue reading Our Ninth Child’s Birth Story
Have you ever felt like you were on a wilderness journey? I know I have. Whether the journey is in regards to our faith, our marriage, or our children, sometimes the Lord makes a dramatic change in our lives to shift our thinking. This happened to my family when we moved to South Carolina briefly … Continue reading Our Wilderness Journey
I'm pleased to announce that our ninth child, Moses Benjamin, made his appearance on November 7, 2019 at 8:05 am. He weighed 8 lbs. 1oz, and was 20.25 inches long. I hope to share my birth story soon. We are completely in love with our newest blessing. The name Moses means, "to pull/draw out" or … Continue reading Moses Benjamin has Arrived!
Debt. It is such an ugly word which has a hold on so many of our lives. I know it did mine! For so many years my husband and I were slave to the lender, and we aren't out of the woods yet. By the grace of God we are close, with only a little … Continue reading How Debt Hinders a Stay-at-Home Mom