Malachi’s Birth Story: A Birth That Didn’t Go Quite As We Had Planned

when a birth doesn't go as planned

It's been over a week since Malachi was born, and I'm finally sitting down to write up his birth story! Labour was very quick so there isn't too much to tell really, but I thought that maybe his story could maybe encourage others, as we weren't able to do the birth we'd planned. On August 9th, around 10:30pm, I was laying in bed trying to sleep [More...]


Potty Trained!

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Josiah has taught me a lot in his 4 years. He was a very difficult to please baby. To the point where, I actually had someone tell me that I must be doing something wrong, not giving him enough attention, because normal babies didn't cry as much as he did. He met some major milestones early, like when he pulled himself up standing at 5 months [More...]

Bible Journaling Psalm 127:3-5

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Just wanted to take a minute to share a Bible art journaling entry I did today for Psalm 127:3-5. I know many of you will be familiar with these verses. 3 Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord,     the fruit of the womb a reward. 4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior     are the children[a] of one's youth. 5 Blessed is the [More...]

Do Christians Really Love Children?

do christians really love children?

  Recently there has been video footage released that showed strong evidence that Planned Parenthood sells the body parts of aborted infants. Immediately, thousands of Christians (and non-Christians) took to social media, appalled. After all, not only is the idea of selling infant organs and limbs sickening, it's illegal. The [More...]

Laugh Out Loud Pocket Doodles for Boys Book Review

pocketdoodles

Yep, another book review! I usually try not to do too many close together but I thought this one would make a great buy for people taking car trips or to have on hand for rainy days while camping.   My son (he's 7.5) really is enjoying this book. He loves jokes and we're glad he's learning some new ones that we haven't heard 10 times [More...]

Book Review: Case for Grace for Kids

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Case for Grace for Kids Author: Lee Strobel Publisher's Summary: Adapted from The Case for Grace, the latest book by New York Times bestselling author Lee Strobel, The Case for Grace for Kids shows how God’s love is for everyone—no matter what. Through stories of everyday people whose lives have been changed—as well as never-before-told [More...]

Pregnancy Update 29 Weeks

Yep, 29 weeks already. Actually, tomorrow I will be 30 weeks! How in the world did that happen? This pregnancy is flying by! Overall, I'm feeling well.  Sleeping it getting to be a bit trickier as I'm usually a belly-sleeper. But I'm not too tired (until the end of the day) and no major aches or pains. I'm feeling bigger than I remember being [More...]