Category Archives: The Parlor: Being a mom

How Do You Do It All?

Now there’s a question for ya.  As a mother of eight, I hear that question a lot. It usually garners a smile, a shake of the head, and sometimes I reply, “I usually don’t!” Come on over and I’ll show … Continue reading

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Thankfulness …

It’s been an interesting summer so far. A week in Orlando with my family and some dear friends, spending time at Disney and talking about classical Christian education with other Classical Conversations parents was a wonderful beginning. Being “out” of … Continue reading

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Do We Care Too Much?

I was blessed to have a wonderful conversation with a precious young lady last evening. Part of our discussion was about her own relationship with her mom, and how as she grows older and they share the deepest part of … Continue reading

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The Gift of Grace; Sally Clarkson

I’m currently reading through Sally Clarkson’s book, Ministry of Motherhood, for what is probably the third time. The bloggers at www.goodmorninggirls.org are taking the next few months to read and discuss this particular book, and it’s a great choice! Every time … Continue reading

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Empty Hands Held High …

I went in for my follow-up ultrasound yesterday. Baby should have been 10 weeks and 2 days. Instead, the measurement remains what it was last week … 7 weeks 2 days(ish.) So this one walks golden streets instead of dirt … Continue reading

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Sharing “Solving the Crisis in Homeschooling”

This is one of the best articles I’ve ever read about the “blind spots” some of us have as homeschoolers. I see these issues over and over and over, and while some may surprise you, I believe this pastor and … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

  Tomorrow is Mother’s Day!  Woot woot!  Now, I am a tad disappointed that we won’t be following our usual tradition of heading to Walt Disney World for the day.  But since that’s only because we’re going on Tuesday, instead, … Continue reading

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Boys of Fortune

  Give me the life of the boy whose mother is nurse, seamstress, washerwoman, cook, teacher, angel, and saint, all in one, and whose father is guide, exemplar, and friend. No servants to come between. These are the boys who … Continue reading

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What is a Christian Mom?

What is a Christian Mom?      Becoming a mother for the first time was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. I’d been a fan of babies for as long as I can remember, and having my … Continue reading

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Psalm 127:3

This picture just makes me happy. From The Message . . . “Do you not see that children are God’s best gifts? the fruit of the womb His generous legacy? Like a warrior’s fistful of arrows are the children of … Continue reading

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