Category Archives: Large Family

Tiny Wheels in the Home Watch

“When the question is asked, ‘What part have the children in making the home-life?’ some one may answer, ‘The children cannot do anything … when they are young all they can do is to be rocked and petted while they are babies, and then as they grow larger go to school and eat and romp […]

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The Simple Way to Raise a Baby

  Recently, while visiting a local thrift stores, I questioned why there always seems to be old-fashioned rocking chairs for sale … Perhaps many people are not taking the time to rock their babies anymore.  I know first hand as I used to be one of them. Somehow, I thought it was just normal to […]

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Watching the Weather & Our Feelings

  “Everything in life is a test of character.” John Blanchard {Our almond bush, just outside the kitchen window. The blossoms are incredible! One of my favorites in spring time!}   “I suppose it will rain soon,” my eldest daughter said, pointing to the nearby hydro pole. “The birds are all sitting on a wire…” […]

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Golden Eyed Frogs

“If you have not done it recently, try getting out somewhere into the fields or woods, even country lanes, or on hard packed sand running along a shore … discover a bit of moss still green as it sheds its snow and seems to hint of spring to come, clinging to the base of a […]

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Some Easy Tips & Recipes for Busy Kitchens

    “The person who decides what shall be the food and drink of a family, and the modes of its preparation, is the one who decides, to a greater or less extent, what shall be the health of that family.” – The American Woman’s Home, Harriet Beecher Stowe     This morning, after lighting […]

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