Bookstore: Passionate Housewives – Desperate for God

| August 30, 2010

Passionate Housewives Desperate for God by Jennie Chancey and Stacy McDonald Have you struggled to reconcile God’s vision of virtuous womanhood with worldly myths that marginalize and mock the role of the homemaker? Do you wrestle with cultural messages that demean the homemaker’s calling and exalt instead the emotionally androgynous power-woman—the wife whose worth is measured only by […]

The Singing House

| August 26, 2010

From a story originally published in 1932: ‘Now can I go over to Jimmy’s, Mother?’ he asked. ‘But Fred,’ I remonstrated, ‘you were over there yesterday, yes, and the day before. Why not have Jimmy come here today?’ ‘Oh, he wouldn’t want to.’ Fred’s lip quivered in spite of his six years of manhood. ‘Please, […]

I’m gonna miss this…

| August 26, 2010

Here’s a must read for all my fellow (often weary) mothers out there: I had an experience that moved me a few years ago, though. It was an evening I spent bathing my children that very literally revolutionized my perspective on mothering. Longing to tell you all about it, I shared a similar version of […]

Resurrecting Two Great Queens

| August 24, 2010

From  Anna Sofia and Elizabeth Botkin : We think it is important for us to study the great women of the past — to be inspired by their examples, to learn from their mistakes, to study how God uses people for His glory….Though they were both greater women than we, Anne Boleyn and Jeanne D’Albret were flawed […]

Modesty and Little Girls : A Practical, but Sometimes Forgotten, Solution

| August 22, 2010

(Originally published August 30,2004 at Ladies Against Feminism) Until I became a mother I never knew how fun it could be to dress little girls! When my little daughters (ages three and one) were born, I quickly found out! While I enjoy seeing to it that they are dressed adorably (especially in matching sister outfits!), I […]

Put Your Life in a Binder !

| August 22, 2010

Guest Post by Kendra Fletcher ~ Originally posted Nov. 29,2006 Managing a household is never a small task, no matter the size of your family or the square footage of your home. We have seen both the size of our family and our livable space expand over the years, and with it all comes a […]

Book Review: The Penny Pantry

| August 22, 2010

Here is a brand new e-book by homeschooling mother of 8, Bethany Vaughn. At 75 pages long The Penny Pantry is packed with information on how to drastically slash your grocery bill  while stocking a large pantry. The book is well laid out and covers a range of ways to reduce spending from couponing (which […]

Quote of the Week ~ January 29, 2009

| August 19, 2010

  “To form in his child right habits of thinking and behaving is a parent’s chief duty…To nourish a child daily with loving, right, and noble ideas…is the parent’s next duty…The child, having once received the idea, will assimilate it in his own way, and work it into the fabric of his life…Nourish him with […]

Quote of the Week ~ Sept. 12, 2008

| August 19, 2010

“You may place upon the brow of a true wife and mother the greenest laurels; you may crowd her hands with civic honors; but, after all, to her there will be no place like home, and the crown of her motherhood will be more precious than the diadem of a queen.” ~ Francis E.W. Harper, […]

Quote of the Week ~ Sept. 5, 2008

| August 19, 2010

“Look for one single moment upon the power of the cradle, for all this love was not meant to be expended merely as a luxury for the maternal bosom — there is meaning in it. It is one of the sources of the greatest power that exists on earth. The power of the cradle is […]