Category Archives: Large Family

Welcome, Spring & Gentle Learning

The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land; Song of Solomon 2:12   Throwing wide the kitchen door, a burst of cold, fresh air swept across our faces. The vibrant songs of so many different birds sang […]

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When Mother Cooks With Wood

“In the past century, technology has accelerated at a dizzy-ing rate. Scores of machines have replaced the working and thinking of people — and do them better. These advances have freed us from countless, laboursome tasks, creating time for more satisfying jobs. But some tasks, though they take more effort, offer greater rewards when done […]

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A Simple Monday to Begin the Week

I’m sitting in my creaky rocking chair beside our back room, my granny blanket laid over the back to stop the draft, and a cup of hot tea sitting beside me. It’s quiet time in our house now. My two boys are napping and the girls are here at my feet, listening to a Pippi […]

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Children Won’t Wait

~ Children Won’t Wait ~ Helen M. Young There is a TIME to anticipate the baby’s coming, a time to consult a doctor; A time to plan a diet and exercise, a time to gather a layette. There is a time to wonder at the ways of God, knowing that He guides our every step. […]

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Happy Birthday, little Loyal!

The day came and went so quietly and yet my heart was so happy and full, as I held his little body as much as I could. I am so blessed to be his mother and cherish each moment of his young precious days. Soon, I know he will be running after his big brother […]

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