It’s Baptism Time! 7 Quick Takes and Homeschool Mother’s Journal

— 1 — In my life this week… It’s Baptism day! IT’S BAPTISM DAY! Can you tell I’m a little excited? We were on tap to have Maeve baptized back in the summer, but she got sick suddenly, and we had to postpone. We’re back on schedule today, with my favorite priest in the whole […]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Little Girls

I’ve been a girl mom for years, so shopping for girls comes very easy for me. This list will be geared toward preschool/kindergarten aged girls – somewhere in the four to six year old range. Many of these gifts may work for boys as well. 1. Puzzles I bought Rachel puzzles when she was little, […]

Keeping Her Safe: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

Psalm 91:11 For He will give his angels charge concerning you, to guard you in all you ways. There’s a giant hole in my heart, and it’s one that I don’t talk about a lot, except to my closest friends. My oldest daughter no longer lives with me. She’s been gone for a little over […]

Thoughts About Homeschooling: 7 Quick Takes

      1. Yes, I know that there’s a tab about homeschooling here, but I’ve been really lax in actually getting the job done. About two months ago, my husband and I firmed up our decision to homeschool Rachel. I’m a complete nervous wreck! 2. That’s not ENTIRELY the truth. Somedays, I’m excited — […]

Slow Me Down: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

  Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go, And even when he is old he will not depart from it.   In the busy days of being a mother, I’ve blinked and my baby girl is five. She was completely unplanned, but we loved her from the moment we realized […]

Makes My Monday: The Halloween Wrap-Up

Yes, I know it’s the middle of November …… However, in my humble opinion, my children are much too beautiful not to be represented. I’m going to take advantage of the fact that they are young and still have to do my bidding, and create a group Halloween effort. After all, years from now, they […]

Seasons of Change: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

Ecclesiastes 3:1, 11 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: He has made everything beautiful in its time. In Kentucky, we’re blessed to have four very distinct seasons, for the most part. Right now, just when we thought the calendar says we should be well into Autumn,  Summer […]