This is not a topic I write about lightly or without thought & feeling. As a matter of fact, because my tagline includes “abortion” this will likely get pressed by my blog host and I’ll see some comments from new readers. That being said, I feel a passion to write more about this – and along with Forgiveness and the Sovereignty of God – Abortion will be a more prominent topic on my blog. I

What’s Up Wednesday? Lapbooking!

Have you discovered Lapbooking? Do you know what it is? I didn’t until a few weeks ago. I’d never heard the term, but the more I was looking into premade home organization templates & forms to build my Homekeeper Notebook, the more I saw the term. Being nosy – I checked into it more. And LOVE what I’ve found. Lapbooking is essentially an easy way to introduce or implement teaching at home and keep a

So Good to Be Home Again!

Family vacations. Does this bring back memories for you, too? I remember the many driving trips to visit friends & relatives while I was growing up at home – and some of them are my favorite childhood memories. My dad was a sort of “Clark W. Griswold” before it was cool – and and took it upon himself to take us to some adventuresome places – including Wall Drug… We never made it to Wally

Praying for Caden

Curly is learning to pray. Not just quoting a memorized prayer, although that is not out of the question as sometimes her prayers can ramble on. We pray before our meals – usually she prays – and we pray as she gets tucked into bed. She usually says her prayer, and ends with “Amen. Now your turn.” A child’s prayer can be really sweet – it can be really rambling – and it can be

Monday Memes – At the Well & 1 Cor. 7:5

You really should pop over to read this sweet post by Penny At the Well today. It falls right in line with my post summing up this past weekend… Stressful times abound. Chaos threatens to steal away peace. How do we respond to it? As Christians? As wives? As mothers? We know actions speak louder than words (and that was more evident to me this past weekend than ever before) Our questions for today are:

Weekend Summation

When Curly vomited in the playroom Saturday morning, I thought it was just a minor hiccup in a very busy weekend full of exams & deadlines. I was wrong. She only got sick once, but didn’t feel well for awhile. About the time she started feeling better, Georgie started feeling sick. And stayed sick longer. Meanwhile, Roy, who has had two weeks of very long days and crisis situations at work, was not feeling great,

Thought Full Thursday – Parenting Instructions

Hear, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone. And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength. And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands I am giving you today. Repeat them again and again to your children. Talk about them when you are at home and when you are away on a journey, when you are lying down and when