Mud puddles

It was on of those days.  The kids have been going crazy in the house because it's been raining.  The sun finally came out.  So I jumped at the chance to take the kids outside.  We have a path that tends to get muddy and of course they found it.  Who wouldn't.  I could have … Continue reading Mud puddles

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Elijah Obadiah

"For a long time I have kept silent, I have been quiet and held myself back.  But now, like a woman in childbirth, I cry out. I gasp and pant." Isa 42:14 I love how God speaks to us through feminine images.  Only things that a mother could ever fully understand.  God labors for the … Continue reading Elijah Obadiah

I can’t believe it’s been 5 years

As I reflect and think back, I am flooded with emotions. It already seems like a life time ago. So much has happened-a change of country, 2 more children, and lots of life experiences. I remember it so very clearly. We had been living with my in-laws for a month while our apartment was getting … Continue reading I can’t believe it’s been 5 years

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

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