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a loving God

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. – Mark Twain

Do you ever wonder if God gets as frustrated with Her children as human mothers get with theirs? 358 more words

Spiritual Truth


A week ago yesterday school broke up. On that last day of term I took my eldest (youngest in tow, as usual) to school, and the mood in the playground was celebratory. 328 more words


Where do babies come from?

You might want to know how I became a mom.

I intermittently documented my pregnancy on a blog I created specifically so my family on the other side of the country could follow along. 957 more words


Sitting in the air

So many areas of parenting come down to two different camps…cry it out or go-to and soothe, sippy cup or no-lid cup, cloth diapers or disposable… 1,058 more words

Places We've Loved: 3695 Stevenson Boulevard

Next month marks fifteen years of marriage for my husband and me, and I’ve been working on a special series in honor of all the Places We’ve Loved along this road together. 894 more words


Psalm 121:1-8 All Of My Help Cometh From The Lord

Psalm 121:1-8 – I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. 2 My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. 327 more words


Sleep training, parenting class, new words, communication, love

We’re doing another modified round of sleep training. The basic idea is that instead of spending a long time, sometimes hours, soothing the twins until they’re asleep or just about there, we’re soothing them and then putting them down and leaving the room until they are worked up again and/or out of their beds. 584 more words