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A Few Thoughts on Mothering-Keepers at Home

Nighty Night When it comes to putting the kids to bed, my husband and I usually split up bedtime duty. He takes three and I take three.  Of course, half of our children are fully capable of putting themselves to bed, but because the kids ask us to still do it, we oblige them. For the… Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Mothering-Keepers at Home

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Simple Saturdays: Finances, Christmas Gift Guide, Tired Moms, Money Saving Tips, and Much More

Celebrating Christmas The past few days we were able to celebrate Christmas with some family.  In lieu of receiving an overwhelming amount of Christmas gifts, my children received a Chocolate Lab from their grandparents. Our newest family member, Zuma, named after the Paw Patrol character is already so loved within our family. Our beloved dog,… Continue reading Simple Saturdays: Finances, Christmas Gift Guide, Tired Moms, Money Saving Tips, and Much More

Christianity

Prayer for Peace and Comfort

  I seek your face Lord amidst the busyness and noisiness of the day. In these dark, scary days of political strife, racial violence, and natural disasters I yearn for comfort . Instead of turmoil I seek true peace, Father,  a peace that transcends all understanding. My thoughts can be overwhelming, overpowering, and all-consuming. They… Continue reading Prayer for Peace and Comfort

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How to raise a boy

  Being a mom of a boy is something special. It is different than having girls. I love my girls. But having a boy is just different.  He responds differently than my girls. He plays different. Reacts differently. Loves differently.  Thinks differently. The stories: One time when my son was two years old and supposed to… Continue reading How to raise a boy