Gigi Blog » The life and loveliness of Gigi's World

Category Archives: children

Glimpse in Time

Things have been so busy around here lately … apple picking, winterizing the chicken coop (still in progress), stacking firewood, canning food, switching clothes from summer to fall for six children (that alone can take up my entire week!) and getting into the groove of schooling every day … we have such a long list…

View full post »

Dr. Dolittle

This has been our first experience with raising ducks. In total, we have seven, although only four that will be at laying age soon. And it has been a delight to have these little creatures around this summer!  Lyla is our little Dr. Doolittle – she’s always in the coop, studying or ‘training’ the chickens,…

View full post »

End of Summer {Love}

“Have you quit photography?” I get that question a lot. I never know what to say. I have not quit – how can one quit something that is a passion and continues to be used every day? But I have felt, for some time, that it was time to stop focusing on my own personal…

View full post »

Six Reasons to have Joy.

The quiet hum of the whirling fan creates a blanket noise this early June evening …  the stars are twinkling outside in the dark country sky, little baby Lavender is snuggled up beside her daddy and me and all her sisters are tucked into their beds for the evening, exhausted after an evening of discipleship…

View full post »

There’s Always Room for Another.

A certain someone is very excited for another baby to join our family this spring … “Mommy, let your baby out,” my three year old says, patting my belly and pulling up my shirt while we snuggle in the late afternoon warmth of the girls’ bedroom. She giggles when the baby kicks her hand and…

View full post »