This little bottle of liquid- This is a vial of antihistamine. It is easy to put in a medical belt, easy to store in a pants pocket, easy to keep in the glove compartment of a vehicle. This little vial- sugar free and dye free, has kept little children alive more than once. When a … Continue reading Counting Blessings – Life Saving Liquid
Because life is too beautiful to be a grumble-pants: Today I am thankful for the man who drove this vehicle yesterday: I could grumble about how he took MY vehicle to work, how MY vehicle is smashed and how we don't have any money to even pay for the deductible. OR Choose to be happy- … Continue reading Counting Blessings – This Man
In a backwards, upside down world of chaos, it is easy and almost human nature to be a grumble pants. I realized this morning, it is a must for me to keep remembering the things I am thankful for- for praise is what makes this world a better place. Day 1 - The Portal to … Continue reading Counting Blessings – The Portal to Sanity
Of all the books I have looked at to use in homeschooling education, the book, Indescribable by Louie Giglio is one that I am by far the most pleased with. I love that someone tied together devotionals with science so that children can help understand the Earth more through the eyes of God. Each devotional … Continue reading Book Review: Indescribable, 100 Devotions About God and Science
Recently, on Facebook, I noticed a PHYSICIAN post the following, "If my child can't bring peanut butter to school, then yours shouldn't be able to bring preventable diseases." For anyone who agrees with that statement: let me take a minute and adjust my belt that I have to carry full of epipens and Benadryl for … Continue reading “If my child can’t bring peanut butter to school, than yours shouldn’t be able to bring preventable diseases.”
After logging hundreds of hours during a summer reading program my daughter was awarded with the prize of the book, "Blackbird Fly." Thankfully I decided to read this book before letting her dive into it- and I am glad I did. Blackbird Fly, by Erin Entrada Kelly, has many great ratings on Amazon. Reviews write … Continue reading Why the book Blackbird Fly is not a good book for your daughter to read, and which book is.
Today we celebrate that this little fellow has survived/ blessed others for two years of life on this earth! While snugging this precious little man I am super thankful that he can say a few words including "Amen" and "thank you" as his favorite (although his siblings strongly try to persuade him to say "booger!") … Continue reading Celebrating Life; When Death Does Not Win
The book, Slow Down - Embracing the Every day Moments of Motherhood by Nichole Nordeman is the perfect gift for every mother of young children. It is a smaller, hardcover book that is filled with 14 chapters of colorful and vibrant pages full of encouragement, reflection, and thought. Each chapter has a place to … Continue reading Book Review: Slow Down by Nicole Nordeman
Just because you read a news article online, doesn't mean it's true. Same is just because you listen to a sermon, that doesn't mean the sermon is true or right. Just because you grew up being taught a certain way doesn't mean that way is right. To me, it is hard hearing all the … Continue reading Predetermined Life or Predestinated Life?!?!? How far in advance does God plan Life?
Being a mom in general is a scary thing. Being a mom of children who can slip into anaphylactic shock within seconds is a super terrifying thing. Nicole Nordeman writes, "Bringing a baby into the world is one of the bravest things a woman could ever choose to do." I couldn't agree more with … Continue reading Matters of Life or Death