Has there ever been a mom in all of history who hasn’t wondered in at least one moment if she was failing at one of the most important jobs of her life as she raises her children? Today, in this tech savvy culture, it is all too easy to compare yourself to other women with [...]
I began this blog with two purposes in mind. The first intended purpose of this blog was to document our homeschool journey and allow family members to catch just a glimpse of the activities that we do on a regular basis. I enjoyed taking pictures each week and the kids certainly enjoyed being featured in [...]
I wish I could close this post by saying that I left with a bushel or two of apples (which was the plan!) but unfortunately the orchard we visited was having a problem with rot. The apples there weren’t organic but they used an extremely [...]
My husband took over a new assignment at work this summer and has been working quite a few extra hours because of it. One manager is leaving to do a short term assignment at their home office and since she will be gone for several months, he has taken on her responsibilities in addition [...]
One year ago today, we welcomed our sweet youngest daughter into our family. After 10 days in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) she joined us at home.
It is hard to believe she is already a year old! She has changed so much in the past year.
My entire family has been sick for the past week. In fact, my husband will be visiting the doctor this afternoon as he is quite certain he has an ear infection. Our house has been filled with vomiting, diarrhea, sore throats, and painful ears. (I couldn’t think of a nicer way to phrase all of [...]
What I’ve been up to this week. Alternately titled: why there have been no recent posts.
If you look closely at the picture, you will see that it is pitch black both inside and outside. We took these last Friday night after a monstrous windstorm knocked our power out. The flash on our camera works too [...]
Matthew 12:33-37 (ESV):
33 Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad, for the tree is known by its fruit. 34You brood of vipers! How can you speak good, when you are evil? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. 35 [...]
And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works. (NKJV)
Many people in the southern United States enjoy sitting on the porch with a nice, cold glass of sweet tea. Whether quietly watching the world go by or having a good conversation with an old friend, sipping [...]
I love my husband, who is a wonderful dad to our children, so I faced a dilemma when he asked me to not get him a Father’s Day gift for the sake of our meager budget. I wanted to submit to my husband’s wishes but I also wanted to provide him with a special gift for [...]