Why Children Need Animals

Why Children Need Animals

I just have to start off this post by saying that I am not an animal person. I don’t like to touch them, I don’t like to smell them, and I don’t like to take care of them. But my children, on the other hand, adore animals. They have been asking for a dog, or snake, or […]

Diagnosed with a Wheat Allergy

Diagnosed with a Wheat Allergy

My 15-year-old daughter just got diagnosed with a wheat allergy. Although she is definitely bummed about having to change her eating habits, I am relieved to have finally found a solution to her problems. Let me give you a little bit of back-story: I have been taking her to the doctors for years. The first time […]

Purity and High School Sweethearts--Lessons learned from a Small Town Vacation, post 2

Purity and High School Sweethearts

Purity. This is a word I had absolutely no concept of 5 years ago–at least not when it came to a lifestyle choice. And then we started going to church and my oldest daughter and her friends started vowing their purity to God and their future husbands. Although it was a completely foreign concept to […]

They'll Grow Up Soon Enough

They’ll Grow Up Soon Enough

We’re in the parking lot of the grocery store. The baby is screaming her head off because she wants to get out of her carseat. I’m trying to hurry, but my other children are taking forever to get into the car and get buckled. I’m trying to keep my cool but I’ve already repeated myself one […]

DIY All Natural Baby Oil

DIY All Natural Baby Oil

There’s nothing quite as soft and smooth as a baby’s skin. As a mom, I want to do everything I can to protect my child’s delicate skin and keep it soft, clean, and protected. With my first few baby’s, I would bathe them every night before bed and lather on the baby oil or lotion. […]