Category Archives: Parenting

What if…

…I’ve had so many thoughts rolling around in my heart these past few days, thinking about my grandma, thinking about her going home to be with the Lord soon, thinking about her life, about how much she is loved, about … Continue reading

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Out with the old…in with the new?

Okay, first of all, is this not the sassiest picture ever? Victoria is full of silly facial expressions and I’m just glad we were able to capture this one! Cait is sitting to her right, I think she was taunting … Continue reading

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Reconciliation with our children, how important is this?

I know I don’t usually start out my posts with a scripture, but please take a moment a think on this scripture in 1 Corinthians. 1 Corinthian 5: 17-21 “17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has … Continue reading

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Catching up…

It’s been awhile since I last did an entry here. Hmmmm, where to start? Let’s see, I started a little business hatching and selling baby quail chicks. We bought a new van and that weekend I got some bad blood … Continue reading

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How Can You Justify Having SO Many Kids?!

Today was not unlike many other days at Walmart. Victoria in the cart seat, Connor in the basket with all the items we were going to buy, and the other four in line behind me, Cait closest to me and … Continue reading

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Babies, babies, everywhere!

Well, I haven’t made an official announcement on my blog yet. But the title might give it away if you know me very well, or at least know my history of having babies. Yes, it’s true. We are going to … Continue reading

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Multiple Children, a blessing from God

Here was the scenario the other day, sitting at the lunch table with all the kids: Cait was throwing a fit about something. She’s developed an aversion to the word, “no.” I’m not exactly sure what I was telling her … Continue reading

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Why it’s so important to ask your child’s forgiveness

Yesterday would not be one of those days that I would entitle, “I was a really good mom today” day. Well, at least part of the day wasn’t. Breakfast was finished (I had made my kids Mickey Mouse waffles, Aidan … Continue reading

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More thoughts on thumb sucking…

I agree with my mom, I think now after one thumb sucker and two binkie lovers I prefer thumb sucking, so I’m okay with Cait sucking her thumb :) We have never attempted to get Aidan to stop sucking his … Continue reading

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Trying times…

You see the picture of our sweet little daughter who has just figured out how to suck her thumb. At the same time we are attempting to help our oldest child learn to stop sucking his. Right now he is … Continue reading

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Bible reading with toddlers

This is an area that I have yet to become very consistent in. I desire for my children to grow up in a home where the reading and understanding of God’s word is more important that pretty much everything, school, … Continue reading

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Playing monster

Sometimes when I get home from work I just want to sit and veg on the couch. Especially when I didn’t get much of a lunch break and I have such a short drive home that there isn’t really any … Continue reading

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Abortion survivor sings an anthem

Wow, I don’t know if I would have the courage that Representative Ted Harvey had in speaking out against abortion. A very touching story.

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Affordable Early Pregnancy Test Co-op

I am going to be hosting an Early Pregnancy Test Co-op. Are you interested in having a few of these handy? They are 99% accurate and really easy to use. They are capable of detecting human chorionic gonadotropin, or hCG, … Continue reading

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Thinking about cloth diapering…

I’m thinking about cloth diapering and I’m looking for any of you who have tried it and know what brands are best. I think the biggest thing I’m wondering about is how many to buy from the beginning.  So the … Continue reading

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