PURE IN HEART To be pure is to be clean, wholesome, and abstain from evil or wrongdoing. In church culture or society, purity typically used in reference to a person’s sexual behavior. It is very common in church culture to have teens take a purity oath, swear to be abstinent, and wear a ring as… Continue reading HOW TO RAISE GODLY GIRLS TO BE PURE IN HEART
Fear is normal. It will hold you back. Fear is a harsh reality of life. But just because you have fear, does not mean that you are doing something wrong. It does not mean that you are doing something bad. When I started this blog almost two years I was fearful of many things. I… Continue reading HOW I PUSHED PAST AND OVERCAME MY FEARS AND YOU CAN, TOO!
Do you hate cleaning the bathroom? Does the look of your shower and bathtub want to make you do an entire remodel of your bathroom instead? Fear not, you are not alone! Trust me, we have all been there. If you are like me you have tried all the latest ‘miracle’ cleaners on the market, but… Continue reading DIY AMAZING TUB AND SHOWER CLEANER (and How to Use It)
THE HEART OF A LITTLE GIRL Yesterday, we were at the doctor for a pre-op appointment for my seven-year-old daughter. She is going to be having her tonsils and adenoids removed, and tubes put in both ears. She has been ill almost non-stop since last November with colds, fevers, RSV, strep throat, and other infections.… Continue reading HOW TO SHARE THE GOSPEL
FRUGAL, FINANCIAL, AND DEBT FREE MONDAYS In our large family, clothing our children could easily become a very expensive endeavor if we were to buy only brand new clothes. When it comes to buying clothing, how much do you spend on average per person each year? Whether you have one child or ten children, clothing… Continue reading How to Save Money on Your Children’s Wardrobe: 9 Tips to Save You Money!
Cooking for a large family can become expensive quickly. It is easy to become overwhelmed and just order takeout. But if your family is like mine, and you have a budget and try to stick to it, then careful planning is necessary. Learn how my family saves money and eats healthily without using coupons. *Stick… Continue reading How to Eat Well Without Using Coupons (9 Tips to Help You Save Money)
Spring has sprung! Spring is here, spring is finally here! Even though we have snow still, bare patches of the ground are starting to peek out from under the mountain of snow that we call our yard. This is the time of year that many of us start to envision a clean home with the… Continue reading Effective Tips and Tricks for Spring Cleaning
Today is your birthday. You would have been five years old. This year on your birthday there will be one empty seat. We will miss you sitting at the table with us as we celebrate your birthday. For you this would have been a milestone year, as turning five years old would be for so… Continue reading Eating Birthday Cake Alone: Celebrating the Birth of My Son
Alfie Evan’s and His Story Have you been keeping up on the situation over in England regarding the baby that is not allowed to leave the hospital? If you are on social media such as Twitter or Facebook, it would be very difficult to miss this story happening right now in the UK. It is all… Continue reading How Far is Too Far: The Government vs Alfie Evans
If you have been on my blog for any length of time, then you know that I often remind women that we set the tone for our homes. This is done through our attitudes and actions by speaking life through words of encouragement. “The wife and mother in a family often ‘sets the tone’ in… Continue reading How to Speak Life Into Your Home