parenting

The funniest things

Being a mother to six children has presented itself with many opportunities for various emotions over the years.  We have had our share of angry outbursts, sad days, joyful moments, over-the-top excitement, and frustration to last a lifetime. However, one action in particular is my favorite and that is laughter. Children are naturally inquisitive and… Continue reading The funniest things

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Living with food allergies

Back in 2008 I had begun to notice that my two month old son was always miserable. While all of my children prior to him had been known to spit up after feeding, my son’s was terrible.  It was after every meal and a lot of it. Then he began to develop eczema and breathing… Continue reading Living with food allergies

Christianity · faith · Homemaker · marriage · parenting

Hope For Overwhelmed Mothers

  ENCOURAGEMENT FOR MOTHERS Here at Training Keepers of the Home, we do our best to offer encouragement for your walk as a mother.  Whether you are single or married, being a mother is not often an easy task. We all have come to those points where we struggle and feel overwhelmed. The truth is… Continue reading Hope For Overwhelmed Mothers

Biblical homemaking · frugal · frugality · Homemaker · marriage · parenting

13 Frugal Tips That Will Help Your Budget

  Are you struggling with spending too much money? Do you not have enough money in your budget to cover your monthly expenses? Fast, Effective Tips to Save Your Family Money Here are some of own personal tips that we do to save money. Make our own laundry soap. There are many different recipes online… Continue reading 13 Frugal Tips That Will Help Your Budget

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Learn How to Be Content in Six Steps

Contentment: The state of happiness and satisfaction. The Satisfaction of Being Content This is a definition applicable to many different things. One can be satisfied after baking a cake because they are happy with the results. One can be happy with how their children behaved at the supermarket. Or one could be satisfied with the… Continue reading Learn How to Be Content in Six Steps

Christianity · faith · grief · grieving · parenting

My son, David Cooper, Grief, Pain, and Peace

Loss of a Baby Is there peace after one loses a baby?  Is there hope?  How do you deal with the grief after losing a child either through miscarriage or stillbirth? Mom of Seven, One in Heaven I am a mother to seven. Seven babies I have carried in the womb, given birth to, prayed… Continue reading My son, David Cooper, Grief, Pain, and Peace

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Living Virtuously: A Wife’s Complete Guide to Keeping Her Heart and Home

  “Love and marriage, love and marriage They go together like a horse and carriage This I tell you, brother You can’t have one without the other” This lyrics are infamous for almost anybody that lived through the 80’s and 90’s all because of the television sitcom, Married with Children.   Fun fact, did you know… Continue reading Living Virtuously: A Wife’s Complete Guide to Keeping Her Heart and Home

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Financial Fidelity and Frugality in Marriage

  Does your husband know how much you spend?   Do you as a couple hold each other accountable in finances?   Do you have seperate banking accounts? Money Problems in Marriage Money is the number one cause of divorce among Christian and non Christian couples.  Much of this is caused by financial infedility. So… Continue reading Financial Fidelity and Frugality in Marriage

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Personal Integrity and the #MeToo Agenda

The Integrity of a Personal Account While the rest of the United States seems to be reeling one way or another from the Kavanaugh confirmation, I will continue to praise God for a Supreme Court Justice that will stand up for the issues that need the truth represented. As wives and mothers, we should be… Continue reading Personal Integrity and the #MeToo Agenda

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LIVING VIRTUOUSLY: Chapter 4 VIRTUOUS COMMITMENTS

Back when I first got married, I was working full time as a teacher.  I took a lot of pride in my job and devoted hours outside of work to my job.   It did not matter, I worked until late at night and through the entire weekend.  Even if my husband and I were together… Continue reading LIVING VIRTUOUSLY: Chapter 4 VIRTUOUS COMMITMENTS