Worn

| January 29, 2013

For all my fellow mothers in a season of exhaustion – who feel like they can hardly put one foot in front of the other, who are worn “even before the day begins”, who are even more soul weary than they are physically weary, who are walking through trial while caring for the needs of […]

Another Queen of the Home Giveaway!

| January 26, 2013

Friends, if you are hungry for some eternal perspective in the difficult task of motherhood and homemaking, this is the book for you. It is a treasure trove full of encouragement and vision. With generous quotes and passages from authors both historic and modern, the book powerfully and boldly inspired me to “keep” a home […]

How to Keep a Beautiful Home

| January 15, 2013

Some excellent, much needed (by me at least!) reminders from Bambi at In the Nursery of the Nation: Even as busy moms who have crumbs that seem to permanently reside in the kitchen chairs, we can still have lovely homes if our hearts are willing.  Fresh paint, colorful adornments to the walls or fancy furniture will […]

How to Ensure You Spend Quality Time with Each Child Individually

| January 15, 2013

Wise words from Raising Mighty Arrows: If you have to “schedule” time on your calendar with each child to make sure you’re fitting everyone in, then please, by all means schedule that time. Make it a priority to spend quality time with each of your children individually.  Invest in the lives of your children physically, spiritually, […]

Queen of the Home Giveaway Winners

| January 13, 2013

Congratulations to Michelle D, Michelle C, Kimberly, Shannon B and Jennifer! Thank you all for your entries and I truly wish I could give you each a copy!

Quote of the Week ~ January 13,1013

| January 13, 2013

The home is a seminary of infinite importance. It is important because it is universal, and because the education it bestows gives color to the whole texture of life. The things said there give bias to character far more than do sermons, lectures, newspapers, and book. No other teachers have acknowledged the divine right to […]

Cold and Flu Natural Remedies from the Kitchen

| January 11, 2013

From The Penny Pantry: Cold and Flu season is no fun.  It seems like everyone is hacking and coughing.  I want to wear a hazmat suit when I am out in public to protect myself against the swarm of flu bugs in the air. If or when the cold and flu catch up to me, […]

The Need to Breed

| January 9, 2013

Here is a great post from Get Along Home that bluntly states an obvious truth that our short sighted, “me centered” modern society seems to be oblivious to: We don’t seem to understand (and by “we”, I mean “not me”) that children are a literal investment. You have to put in the work to get the payoff. […]

Two More Queen of the Home Giveaways!

| January 8, 2013

Here are two more giveaways for Queen of the Home! From Kelly at Generation Cedar: There is a book I have found to be invaluable to my job as a mother, and you get several chances to WIN IT!!! It’s perfect for a busy mom who doesn’t have a lot of time to read. The book contains short stories, fabulous […]

Happy New Year and Queen of the Home Giveaway!

| January 8, 2013

Happy New Year!  I pray the year is off to a good start for you and yours. After a long break I hope to be back soon to posting more often, but we shall see what the Lord has in mind. I have plenty of ideas in my head, but getting them onto the computer is […]