A Handful of Heart…A Monday parenting link-up!

I’m a bit of a wallflower in real life.  I don’t do well in crowds and I tend to be just a tad socially awkward.  Having 7 kids trail me like so many ducklings, however, is not an effective way to fade into the shadows.  Throw twins into that mix and the unsolicited attention is [...]

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I DO…Until he won’t

“A quarrelsome wife is like a constant dripping on a rainy day; 16 restraining her is like restraining the wind or grasping oil with the hand.” Proverbs 27:15-16 Snapped up in the jaws of the evil one, we allow ourselves to be carried off into the Land of Contention.  It is a dreary place, to [...]

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Our Chore Chart/Housekeeping Schedule

Would you like a peek at my simple housekeeping schedule?  I have tried cute chore charts and fancy planners and I never stick with them.  One day I got a good sized white board and immediately fell in love!  This was clearly a relationship that would last!! Ooh-la-laaaa This board holds every basic task that [...]

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TFOMplus2 in 2012…Come grow with me!

With just days to go before we usher in the New Year, I have been doing some soul-searching.  The process of taking a closer look at my life is somewhat uncomfortable.  It is easy to pass over the “ugly” and charge forward with my plans, but stopping and taking a hard look at my motives [...]

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5 Date-Night (at home) ideas

You know how important it is to keep your marriage strong, but finding the time and energy {to say nothing of the money} to “date” your husband, is another matter entirely.  If you have children, things get all the trickier.  But what if you could effectively woo your husband right at home…no babysitter, no money, [...]

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I’d like you to meet…

I was recently tagged with the Versatile Blogger Award.  The best part of that was the introduction to the lovely Nicol over at LOV {Ladies of Virtue}!  Don’t you just love the unique spelling of her name?  Her blog is beautiful, and restful and encouraging.  I am so glad for the opportunity to “meet” her! [...]

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