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!
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
Evil This week I had several friends share a recent HuffPo piece which, well, basically branded me as evil. And why? Because I disagree with the author on policy solutions. According to this self-described "relatively young" author, I am without the "basic human...read more
It's hard to express just how exciting it is to see a creative project start as the seed of a "what if?" idea and then grow into an actual physical book. Thinking about how Heir to the Raven began brings back a flood of memories. I remember when Hubby and the boys...read more
Last year, I put my freshman college student on the plane from post, gave him a hug, and he was off to college. As an "international" student, he had someone meet him at the airport and the international student group made newcomer's beds with sheets (so sweet.) This...read more
I'm visiting my mom (retired Navy wife) in her two bedroom condo. She's been open-handed with letting things go through the years. What she has now is a carefully curated collection of eclectic loveliness. Seriously. I love it. It is eclectic....read more
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