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Typical American Family: Up to Our Ears and Drowning in Debt

Living the American Dream We were the typical American family living in debt. You could have called use the Joneses. We are a two parent household with six children under the age of twelve living on one income. I am a former teacher and have been home for eleven years as a stay-at-home mom. Being… Continue reading Typical American Family: Up to Our Ears and Drowning in Debt

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How to Clean a Bathroom (and keep it clean)

A BATHROOM AND ITS USES I am guessing that most of us have access to a bathroom in our own homes.  These bathrooms offer us a place to take showers or baths, relieve ourselves of bodily fluids, and do a multitude of other personal hygienic tasks. Whether you have one bathroom or eight bathrooms ,… Continue reading How to Clean a Bathroom (and keep it clean)

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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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How to Have Financial Fidelity in Marriage

In another post I did recently on fidelity and frugality in marriage, I spoke on financial infidelity in marriage.  Many couples are facing this right now and have no idea what to do let alone even try to overcome this problem in their marriage. If this is you, please know you are not alone. There… Continue reading How to Have Financial Fidelity in Marriage

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How to Deep Clean a Bedroom

Does your bedroom or master bedroom make you shudder and shut the door? Are you overwhelmed when you think about cleaning it? Many of us never give a second thought to our bedrooms until it is too late.  Little by little the effects of ignoring the room pile up. The laundry, the little doohickey that… Continue reading How to Deep Clean a Bedroom

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Surviving the Loss of a Pregnancy, Miscarriage, or Stillbirth

Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss of a Pregnancy Mom of Seven, One in Heaven I am a mother of seven. Seven babies, I have carried in the womb, given birth to, prayed for, and most importantly loved. I did not know how much I could love until I had my children.  Before Mr. Right and I… Continue reading Surviving the Loss of a Pregnancy, Miscarriage, or Stillbirth

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How to Overcome Your Fears in Three Steps

How to Overcome Your Fears in Three Steps 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. We all face fear. We all get… Continue reading How to Overcome Your Fears in Three Steps