Community and children 

I am so grateful that my children are able to grow up in a community.  A community of believers from all sorts of backgrounds, young and old.  My children learn how to relate to 3 yr olds, 18 yr olds, 28 yr olds, and 58 yr olds.  People from different countries and cultures.  It's great! … Continue reading Community and children 

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Re-entry Shock

Since I have been back in the USA, I have been dealing with what they call re-entry shock. After living in Mexico for more than 7 years, immersed in the culture, I was having a hard time re-adjusting to my own culture. I was excited to be back with family and friends. However, things had … Continue reading Re-entry Shock

Courage To Face Your Real Missionary Mom Fears

As a missionary mom there are two different paths on how to raise children. Neither one is easier or better, people have to decide for themselves and both have pros and cons. Each family is different. The first, one-parent stays at home being the primary caretaker homeschooling, homemaking, and inviting people into their home. The … Continue reading Courage To Face Your Real Missionary Mom Fears

Complacency

I have learned that the greatest threat to my life is complacency. If the enemy can get me to dull down my pursuit of God, then Satan has no need to tempt me with sin. It’s the sad reality that it’s easy to fall asleep spiritually from being way to comfortable. It’s not okay to just … Continue reading Complacency

Enough

I know I am not alone. As a woman who has multiple sizes of clothing in her closet due to the fact that my body doesn’t go much more than a year without getting pregnant and the effects that it takes on it. Lets just say my body is not the same as when I … Continue reading Enough

The non-conformist natural mom

There has been this movement among moms on being more natural in our child rising. There is a ton of information and propaganda for home births or less invasive child births, eating all natural food, cloth diapers, baby wearing, co-sleeping, breastfeeding and so on. It almost seems like if you aren’t doing this then you’re … Continue reading The non-conformist natural mom

Cloth diapers

At the time, we were living in Mexico and I was about 8 months pregnant with our first-born. I had heard of cloth diapers before. I even had a friend of mine our uses cloth diapers. I kind of figured that I would, just for the economical reason. We went to a Mommy and Baby … Continue reading Cloth diapers