Month: March 2012

thank you

Wow, you guys!  THANK YOU so very much for all the e-mails I have received from those of you wanting to donate items for a fundraiser I have planned.  Oh my goodness, I am so deeply touched by your words of kindness and your generous offers of ways to help.  I feel so blessed to […] Read more…

can you help, please?

Sometimes taking a leap of faith is so scary. I just have no idea how this is going to work out–but I am so, so thankful that I know the ONE who does.  And that has to be good enough for me. There are some things which are just beyond our human understanding. Very soon […] Read more…

this is how we do it

Getting back to answering your questions here. So many of you asked me about how we budget for a large family.  I know, these days it is one of the hardest things to do. It’s tough trying to stretch our money.  Anthony and I have been married for fifteen years.  We have always been a […] Read more…

napping skills

Five minute power naps…Hailee style. Isn’t she adorable?  We sure do think so.  She is a bundle of absolute sweetness. Girl has some mad skills when it comes to taking a power nap. Anywhere. Any time. Never longer than five minutes. And NEVER in her bed. Dang!  Some days I wish I could catch forty […] Read more…

to give my life away

Life has recently been filled with many twists and turns for our family. The last couple of weeks have once shown us once again that true surrender is NOT about us.  It’s about seeking the kingdom of God above all things.  It’s about dying to our own desires daily–and following God with everything we have. […] Read more…

how times change

A little glimpse of what’s to come… Warmer weather? Check. Dirt? Check. Even MORE dirt? Check. Because she simply cannot help herself.  She just has to play in the dirt. No, not lovely clean beach sand.  Real DIRT! We’re talking nasty, brown, powdery, cling-to-everything, leave the bath water muddy….DIRT! The dirtier the better as far […] Read more…

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