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God’s Plans Are Always Better

When my husband asked me to marry him, I had two conditions: I grew up surrounded by my cousins, aunts & uncles, and grandparents -- many lived on the same street and more within a few blocks.  I wanted the same thing for our future children.  There is nothing better than having cousins as best friends and grandparents that you can just drop by to visit anytime.  I told him ... Read More about God’s Plans Are Always Better

Family Year End Top 10

How did the year go for you?  Did it happen just as you expected?  If you're like me, there's no way you could have predicted how this year would go.  It was far from boring for us, though I would take boring right now if I got to choose!  In the spring, one of our 7 year olds was suffering from migraines on school days and I pulled him out of school to do home school while ... Read More about Family Year End Top 10

Taking Responsibility for Your Own Spiritual Growth

There was a great talk in church yesterday that reminded me of my struggle to take responsibility for my own spiritual growth.  There was a time when I found my kids "getting in the way" of me being able to listen and learn in church and it really bothered me.  When I also had responsibilities of teaching others during church, instead of attending classes where I could be uplifted, it ... Read More about Taking Responsibility for Your Own Spiritual Growth

Organizing Family Medical Records: Binder Instructions & Printable Cover

I don't know about for you, but for me, it is often an overabundance of something that necessitates a new organizing system.  When I had just one kid in school, it was easy to manage the papers that came home without a system.  With 4 kids bringing home papers every day, a system had to be put into place to manage everything before I lost my mind.  And so, it came to be with ... Read More about Organizing Family Medical Records: Binder Instructions & Printable Cover