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I went to an Educating For Success Workshop this weekend taught by Rhea Perry. I love hearing her speak. Home business.. home education.. bringing our dads home... teaching our children how to be leaders in society. Such exciting information! So just doing a quick post to share my excitement and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2017 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
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The loudest sound for a baby it seems is the first bite a mother takes. You get a meal prepared.. you sit down.. you put the fork to your mouth... and then the baby cries. I do not know why it is so.. but after many children I can tell... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
Self government... I was taught this was the first form of government.... we train our children in that thought... we can control you but prefer not to... our task is to teach you to control yourself and it begins at 6-11 months. We train them to stay on the blanket..... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
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We teach self government first and then we teach family government. Our little blessings have folly in their heart and so even while self government is key they will still bicker.. act selfishly.. prefer themselves to others.. and so that is when the next form of government takes over. Family... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
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Practice makes perfect ~ since about 1560 or so this has been an accepted saying. We also accept it in practice. When we want our children to do well at sports or dance we tell them they need to practice. We schedule their practices. We cancel other things to make... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2017 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
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We love the Bible and read the King James Version mostly in our home. However, our children love to hear Bible Stories even before they are old enough to understand, read or hear them from the Bible. So, we searched for a story Bible to read to them. As it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
I was walking into a store this week with 5 of my children and a woman was walking out with 3 of hers and as I held the door open for her she said God bless you, going in there with all those children~ I am ready to hang mine... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
Shopping with children can be stressful. So we have rules.. and they are reminded of them every time they go in a store. 1. It is your job to stay near me. You need to watch me. I am here to gather groceries, clothes, household needs. 2. One finger touch..... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
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Mar 10, 2017
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I just finished reading a book that was page after page of encouragement. I have never met the author but I am sure we would have such a wonderful time of fellowship if we met face to face. So many words that I read were similar to thoughts I have... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
Seriously..... Sanity for $1.00? Obviously, I don't know what you are dealing with. The house, the marriage, the children, homeschool, a full time job, church commitments, friends, extended family, health issues, trying to lose weight... etc etc... Here is the thing.. I do know.. I get it. I have many... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2016 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
Sit Still The pastor is preaching on chapter one in Ruth. I am not paying attention. I am flipping ahead. This is only one of two books named for a woman. Four chapters.. I scan through them. Then these words catch my eye in Chapter 3 Then said she, Sit... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2015 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
I am sitting in a Diner with another family. We all have empty plates in front of us. The children are restless. We are waiting for the check. Finally, my children go under the table to play. Yep on the floor… however, I am holding a baby and in a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2015 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
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I am often asked what book helped me to set my course.. you know the one that isn't the BIBLE~ In 1995 I read a book that was so helpful in my seeing a vision of fulfillment inside the walls of my home. Yes.. not JUST a Stay At Home... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
There is a time for everything The right time to dance and the right time to sing Then the right to mourn and even to cry Within eternity doing right, I really do try John the Baptist humble and clear Repent, the baptized Christ is here Jesus begins to say... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
If peace could be bought, what would it cost? God willing paid the price for all lost Shalom a concept we need to seek Not possessing peace will keep us weak God has provided the peace through His son We only need to believe He is the One The promis... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
It is that time again.. a child has made it to the age of three... going potty when she wants to but not all the time. So, it is time to implement my $20 potty training program... nope you do not have to send me $20... Here is how it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
Life contains moments of awe Moments where our emotions are raw Desire and Glory reside in our hearts Too many times this is where conceit starts We must not seek glory for our own sake It must be given to God in order to make Our every desire recognized and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
Purpose is a word we hear so often Jesus comes our hearts to soften This is the change that makes it clear It is God's promise in Christ we hear And then we must only respond This love and faithfulness is our bond Then we can know where to stand... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
“The more attention you pay your child, the less attention your child will pay to you.” John Rosemond I read this words recently in a book. And I thought for a second~ that can’t be right~ Children NEED our attention. Then I thought about where my children were at that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
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My husband has worked shiftwork the first 18 years of our marriage. I was determined that we would spend the most amount of time together as a family no matter what his work schedule was. So we always worked our schedule around his. I eventually started sleeping from 2AM to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2014 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
“My children are the most important thing to me.” People say this everywhere, all the time. And it makes me want to scream. Children are blessings.. They are not things. The relationship with our children, the success of our children, our children’s salvation, the character of our children these are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
If you are married, your marriage must be the most important relationship in the home. BUT I have Children. But one of my children is special needs. But my children are children and my husband is an adult they need me more. I am sure you can come up with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
Happy New Year!!! In my home we stayed up and celebrated and shouted those words. This morning as I woke up and I considered my family, our home, our year and stared at a brand new notebook with intentions of planning. I suddenly realized it was not happiness I seek.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2013 at Homemaking 4 His Glory
There are people ~ all different kinds Joining groups with all like minds There are blessings You wish to impart But some never let you in their heart Others start on the journey with You But before you know it they are through The world entices them away In the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2012 at Homemaking 4 His Glory