Hello friends, and welcome. I hope you have a wonderful day ahead of you! Today is going well over here. After jogging, I pulled weeds from my garden. I think the weeds around my tomatoes are too far gone for me to worry about. Guys, they are intense! I've also been spending the day with … Continue reading Surviving a Toddler Meltdown
Hello friends, and welcome! I hope your week has been good so far. Ours has been nice. I've been busy processing vegetables from the garden and ordering home school supplies for the upcoming year. The month has been good. Everyone has been getting along and we are enjoying a slower pace of life right now. … Continue reading Becoming a Better Mother
Welcome to the blog today, sweet readers. I am so glad you are here! If you don’t know, I am a forty-something woman with a large family. Nine children to be exact. And oh, what a blessing this is! I admit that I have somewhat dreaded this time of my life, though. I love being … Continue reading What Will I Do When My Children Leave?
What a lovely day it's been! The Lord is so good. Yesterday was kind of an emotional day for me. I wish that I had my emotions under control every day...it's definitely something I'm working on! But sometimes life is hard, and I just need to release my feelings. My mother and I do not … Continue reading Let’s Encourage Our Children
It's the day before Mother's Day, and I just returned home after an outing with my family. We walked through a craft fair and visited a museum. Afterward, we picked up Mexican food and had a picnic in the nearby National Forest. I grabbed the litter that I could (Why do people litter in a … Continue reading A Mother’s Day Blessing
Happy Sabbath, friends. I hope you are having a lovely day of rest. It is such a good day to pause and reflect on God's goodness. Each season, or each day really, the Lord has revealed more and more to me when it comes to motherhood. You would think after 21 years, I would have … Continue reading Learning to Listen as a Mother
I have such hope for my children. I hope for them to have a happy life, and to one day fully pursue their interests in their home and career. But more importantly, I hope for them to love the Lord, and to grow in Him more each day. I hope for them to fully surrender … Continue reading Sabbath Thoughts | Hope for Our Children
Yesterday, my son graduated from high school. This is the third child that I've graduated, and it doesn't get any easier. It's tough watching your children grow up. On one hand, I'm so excited to watch what he does as he prepares to launch. On the other, I will miss the time I spend with … Continue reading Graduation is Hard on this Mama’s Heart