The wonderful part about being a mom is that you always feel needed. There isn’t a day (or a moment) that goes by that I don’t feel that I am needed. … Continue reading The Business of Being A Mom
Together with a crazy life of trying to keep many children alive, and staying sane, I haven’t written much lately. I feel God calling me, saying that many people need … Continue reading Questions For Barbara
I started a reading challenge this summer, and had a nice long list of books I wanted to read. I still have the list. I KEEP ADDING TO IT. But, … Continue reading Reader Read This (More Than Happy) The Wisdom of Amish Parenting by Serena B. Miller with Paul Stutzman
Woke up this morning to instantly feeling frustrated because my sweet son let the cat out, and the cat then took it upon himself to sit on my face in … Continue reading There is No Such Thing As: You’re Doing it Right!
Thinking back to all the things that have inspired me over the years: people, plants, color, cloth, thread, paint, paper, books, bicycles, rocks, feathers, home, food, things that make food … Continue reading Coffee Cabinets and Stella and Fred’s Love Story
What an incredible fun, and adventuresome summer we had! I have written many posts in my mind, but alas, haven’t published any… I hope to get you, dear reader, up … Continue reading Get Thee To The Nunnery
A long while ago Abel and I rented a movie from the library that we really enjoyed. It was about a family with nine children who drove around in a … Continue reading The Traveling Life For Me
The birth of my newbie, Ezra Abram Nicolai, was an adventure, and after a month of getting to know him, I feel even more blessed than I did when I … Continue reading Eyes Wide Open
It was a lot of fun to write down New Years Resolutions with my kids! I was surprised by their awareness of what they needed to work on the most. … Continue reading Unraveling Resolutions, and Monogramming Towels….
There is always so much more to find out about our wonderful Christian Catholic Church! The wonders never cease! I had the good fortune to be asked to participate in … Continue reading A Shoot of Jesse, Will Bear Much Fruit
What I have been mulling over in my mind is this idea that we can “over do,” and wanting so desperately to make it untrue. I would like to think … Continue reading The Next Day After
Family planning for the Christian couple has many challenges. It’s not a simple thing, and it ultimately has to do with opening your heart to the work of being a … Continue reading Baby Planning, Not Planning, Pregnancy, and Living Open