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
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
I've decided that I want a simple life. I want a life where serving my family is my priority. A life where I feel most comfortable making my home a haven for those who enter. This has been my goal for the last few years, and I have felt a bit of push back. It … Continue reading Living Simply and Quietly
Not too long ago, there has been an internet controversy involving John MacArthur and Beth Moore. When asked to give his short, gut reaction to the name Beth Moore, MacArthur said "Go home," during a recent conference. This response has been met with outrage amongst mainstream Christians. Many of those who agree with MacArthur respond … Continue reading Should Beth Moore Go Home?
When it comes to the quality of our home life, our attitude is a big deal. About ten years ago, my attitude was not too great when it came to my home. I was a stay at home mom, which I loved, but I did not enjoy actually being home. My attitude dictated that being … Continue reading A Homemaker’s Attitude