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Protecting our Sons

Photo by Katie Woody Photography.

Photo by Katie Woody Photography.

My son will be four years old in just a few weeks. I really can’t believe how fast time has flown by. It seems like yesterday he was a tiny baby. And believe me when I say he was a TINY baby.

I look at him now and I still see my baby. He still struggles to say his L’s. He’s not using the potty standing up yet. He still asks for me to help him fall asleep at nap time by patting his back until he’s out. Elmo is still his best friend. He sleeps with a night light and gets scared by the gurgling sounds of the humidifier. His heart breaks when he thinks daddy forgot to tell him good bye in the mornings before work. In all these precious little ways, he’s still my baby. He’s still learning. He still holds my hand when we walk, still asks to be carried when he’s too tired to. He’s excited by little things like play dates with friends, fresh snowfall, and an impromptu pizza lunch on a cold February day. Continue reading


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A New Leg in Our Journey

I have been waiting all week to post this!

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Simplify Your Life: Save Money by Freezing Fresh Foods

I have been studying the Proverbs 31 homemaker lately, and one verse stuck in my mind in relation to freezing foods and preparing for future months: “She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.” Proverbs 31:25. I particularly thought of that second half of the verse, “she can laugh at the days to come,” because she is prepared! So, today’s simplify your life is about preparing your food for the future months (and saving money in the process): Continue reading


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