Should we give up our dreams to have children? Before I had children, I had a lot of dreams. Dreams of traveling, and dreams filled with all sorts of fun. I also had dreams of making a difference in the world. But those dreams usually involved becoming a missionary, or working in an orphanage. I … Continue reading Should We Give Up Our Dreams to Have Children?
Happy September, ladies! I've been so grateful for summer, but am looking forward to the changing seasons. I'm a bit curious, I guess I would say, to see what the future brings. It has been quite a year! At the same time, I know that the Lord holds the world in His hands, and there … Continue reading A New Lesson
Good morning, ladies! This morning I'm reflecting on life, and how we are called to live courageously for Christ. Life is an adventure. It is one big adventure for mamas, that's for sure. Raising and teaching our little ones is a huge undertaking, that really, is one of our most important life's work. It isn't … Continue reading Life is an Adventure
I have been working hard in my garden this year. Determined to reap a good harvest, I've diligently started seeds indoors under grow lights, planted transplants, dug up said transplants due to an early frost, and fertilized. Yesterday, I ran wire over my tomato plants and strung them up with twine as my children made … Continue reading Growing Children
Good evening ladies! I'm knee deep in newborn care at the moment, and a sickness has unfortunately taken over our house. I definitely would appreciate your prayers. I hope to write a few new articles soon, but in the meantime I would like to share an article called What Makes a Good Mom? which encouraged … Continue reading What Makes a Good Mom? Repost
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
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
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