I miss old school blogging. My posts reflect that, meandering from current events to family updates to long form articles. I know, I know. . . current blog gurus say Find your audience! Write in your niche! But whatever. It’s my website.
Still, you're probably here for some mommy-encouragement or theological talk. Welcome!
Grandma made H3 and her baby matching nightgowns. Her big brothers got her a baby stroller and two babies, and her cousin got her yet another baby! H3 is in mommy-baby heaven, and can fit all of her babies and gear on the...read more
"Hello, I'm a diplomat's wife in a movie. I always have a cocktail in my hand, pearls around my throat & household help at my beck and call. I never need to deal with rats, insects the size of my hand, or pathetic looking produce. Oh, and I'm a spy." from...read more
Another year is dawning; Dear Father, let it be, In working or in waiting, Another year with Thee; Another year of progress, Another year of praise, Another year of proving Thy presence all the days. Another year of mercies, Of faithfulness and grace; Another year...read more
We attended a holiday party with some colleagues tonight and it was very lovely. Yet this picture from the party stirs up a certain sadness, a certain nostalgia. A certain era of our family is only in our memories. This picture shows us with only A6 and H3. They...read more
Charles Hodge on Romans 6 The other night I was skimming Charles Hodge's commentary on Romans (aff) and was just struck by how God relates to us as His children, and how I can follow that example with my children. This is from the Crossway Books Classic Commentaries,...read more
Today we read the story of St. Nicholas from the book "Men of the Holidays," listened to the Nicene Creed, and practiced the catechism questions about the...read more
Thankful for FS friends who gave us this Nativity set from Mexico. The season is bright.read more
Presbyterian Catechising, by John Phillip (c) National Galleries of Scotland; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation From a Christian History Corner article: In their teaching on the fifth commandment ("Honor thy father and thy mother … "), the Calvinist...read more
The best family traditions often grow organically, rather than through our careful planning. Every year on the day after Thanksgiving, our family will take a nature walk and gather "nature treasures" with which to make our Advent wreath. This tradition began when...read more
This week I joined in some interesting conversations with other moms about parenting and Reformed and Covenantal theology. At one point I wanted to reference the Westminster Confession of Faith and how in impacted me and my parenting, and searched through the old...read more
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