Category: parenting/homeschooling

Eggs Over Crazy! Friday Foodies!

It’s a beautiful thing to eat a good soft boiled egg with toast in the morning, and egg salad sandwiches for lunch–yes, please! And those big family celebrations, how about strata? It’s endless, the recipesĀ and ways of using eggs to enrich the menu! Quiche…

Saint Mama, Holy Papa

I had the opportunity to hear the beautiful Dr. Gianna Emmanuela Molla- daughter of Saint Gianna-speak at Father Gabriel Richard Highschool the other night, at an I.d. 9:16 Special Presentation. I am still glowing from the inspiration I received from her beautiful testimony. I…

The Business of Being A Mom

The wonderful partĀ 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. It’s a blessing, to have people that depend on you because then you have…

Questions For Barbara

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 good examples and inspiring people to offer hope and assurance these days. So much…

Reader Read This (More Than Happy) The Wisdom of Amish Parenting by Serena B. Miller with Paul Stutzman

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, life happens, and mostly I open a book at the end of the night…

There is No Such Thing As: You’re Doing it Right!

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 an effort to receive some love and affection. Then the baby woke up, and…

Coffee Cabinets and Stella and Fred’s Love Story

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 taste good, love, making love, babies, children, learning, pretending, playing, and growing up….trying to…