I'm pretty sure I've never been as stretched as in this season of mothering six. Today, in a short window of time, someone stepped in dog poo, another someone spilled his plate on the floor (twice), my helper needed instructions, the baby was crying incessantly, a toddler was having meltdown, I needed to eat, and… Continue reading Growing Rich
For those of you interested in seeing baby pictures, here are some favorites from Mia's first month of life. Probably a few more than you bargained for! 😉 Mia is a good-natured little person and has adjusted well to her eating and sleeping routine. She's very strong, wanting to hold up her head and trying… Continue reading Our Mia
To quote a favorite childhood read, "Summer brings us many things..."
I have been wanting to write this post for a couple of weeks now! But due to ministry activities and lots and lots of doctor appointments, I haven't had much opportunity to write anything. So here's a quick pregnancy/baby update: How far along am I? At this writing I am 38 weeks, so on the… Continue reading Pregnancy Update
I remember a time when I felt very self-conscious living in a foreign country. (Okay, at times I still do!) It seemed I was always drawing unwanted attention to myself. Everything I did was apparently wrong. I made language mistakes. I'd say "thank you" too much or "excuse me" too much. I was too smiley.… Continue reading What Are You Carrying In Your Heart?
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If I were to compile a list of Top 5 Books that have profoundly affected my life, this book would be on it. I devoured it over the course of a week or so. I even read it twice in a row! You Who doesn’t give any personality tests. It doesn’t explore complex explanations of… Continue reading You Who? Best book I’ve read in a long time
A date with my favorite guy... Spoiled by my girls... Lovely gifts... A dolly who wanted to join the party too... Opening presents... Yummy things made by others... Surrounded by my people... Friends and fun... A BLESSED day!
I never really imagined us working with teens. Sometimes, it makes us feel like old fogies. 😉 But honestly, it has been a joy to host our church youth every other Friday night! Over the past few weeks, we have been looking at what the Bible says about courtship and marriage. We've had a lot… Continue reading Friday night hangin’ with teens