Category Archives: family

A Divine Healing

Last summer Jonah started throwing up.  He wasn’t showing any other symptoms of being sick, and his stomach has always been a trigger for stress, illness, worry… So at first, we thought this was just a result of too many … Continue reading

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Of Knees, Chins, and Coconut Sugar Scrub

Meghan likes to slurp on knees and chins.  Not sure why. It’s just her thing. So if you are holding her in your lap, pretty soon she will focus on either your knee or your chin with that determined stare.  … Continue reading

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I watch him as he walks into the building without me.  His body has been stretching taller over the past few months and I know it won’t be long until he will be able to stand toe-to-toe with me and … Continue reading

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Watchful Moments

I love watching you, little one, in the quickly passing moments of these days. Those long lashes on beautiful sleeping eyes… The smile on your lips as you unlatch from my body with your tummy full and content… And the … Continue reading

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Is this as good as it gets?

The living room looks like our bookshelves have had a violent case of the stomach flu. There are not currently enough clean dishes in the kitchen to serve the next meal to my family…even when I figure out what to … Continue reading

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Just Listen

The moments are rare when I hear the sounds of community sharing this building we call home. A car door closing. Kids giggling. A baby crying. Water whooshing through pipes in different patterns. Pots and pans clattering. Cupboards shutting. These … Continue reading

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Snow Day

We have implemented a semi-strict rule of no errands during homeschool hours. Semi-strict because no matter how strong my intentions, there are always exceptions. Yesterday was an exception. With blizzard conditions predicted for the next 24+ hours, we (like almost … Continue reading

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