Since we brought home our 4th child about 7 weeks ago, (and really even before that) our family life has been a hodgepodge of inconsistencies. We had bits and pieces of daily routines that shifted and changed based on our mood, so the kids frequently responded to the chaos and unpredictability with disobedience. My husband … Continue reading Creating a Family Schedule
So I have a ton of dishes because... Eh... My back has been killing me and it's all I can do to muster the motivation to stand and wash dishes. Come on, Kitchen Reno! Hopefully soon. That said, I washed a load of dishes, and then decided to go play with plants outside instead. I … Continue reading Cleaning Crafty Pre-Thanksgiving Day
...I wonder how many posts I've written that begin with, "Oh my goodness, it's chaos around here..." I'll look into it. That's research I don't have time for at the moment. Update with the mold issue: I haven't been back down to the basement since I realized just how allergic I am to mold. The … Continue reading Please Excuse my Sporadic Posts…
I'm excited to say that the PDF Bible study I've been working on for over 6 months is finally posted!
My son is so much more in tune with the spiritual realm and the things of God. He better understands the roles of my husband and I than we do ourselves. I was having a hard time getting the little man to go to sleep. It coincided with a late work night for my husband. … Continue reading Spiritual Lessons From my Children
In my high school years, I never understood the desire for motherhood. Partially because of how my mother and father's marriage crumbled and disintegrated into a steaming pile of brokenness devoid of integrity. It made me a bit of a cynic regarding wifedom and motherhood. Flash forward to 23 year old me, I'd been married … Continue reading You’ll Have 3 Under 3!?
"...For My yoke is easy, and My burden is light."
As a person prone to brooding over everything, good or bad, I take this time of year to reflect on the bygone year and take stock of all the blessings God has given us. Here are a list of the top 10 blessings, some in disguise, my family experienced from the last year: 10) Yoga … Continue reading What a Year!
Crashing in our worship pastor's basement isn't exactly my ideal living situation. It's been over a week and we still have no concrete timeline pertaining to our occupancy/closing on our new place. We are in between homes; wanderers, strangers, nomads. Like the Romani people (minus the fortune telling) who lived as wanderers making a living … Continue reading Gypsies
"Please don't use my hair to climb the sofa," were the first words I said as I began to type this post... sorta sums up the emotions of the day: uncomfortable, annoying, and frustrating. We had the home inspection on the (hopefully) future homestead. While most of the information I was given I already knew … Continue reading A Pickle