Tea-and-Craft Days

If you have a minute go and check out this article by Dawn at By Sun and Candlelight. It is a transcript from the speech she recently gave at a Real Learning conference. I found it very inspiring and would love to incorporate some of her ideas into our schedule this...

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Does this sound like my family?

I'm going to have to re-read the book... I can't remember! Sounds pretty accurate though. You scored as Mansfield Park.Your family is most like the Bertrams of Mansfield Park. Though seemingly respectable, your family has had its share of scandal. However, there are...

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And MORE progress!!

And MORE progress!!

Posting these pictures is REALLY helping me stay focused and motivated!! I should try this with the other projects I would like to accomplish!! WOW!!My son & I just hung up our maps, and now there is not much left that needs to be done.. Hooray!!I would still like...

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After HOURS of work, my school room is starting to come together! I still have a couple maps to hang up and a few more piles to sort and put away, or throw away -- along with the other 5 bags of trash that have already been disposed of 🙂 YAY!! There may actually be...

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What a MESS!!

What a MESS!!

In an attempt to try and get organized... All I have accomplished is creating a BIGGER MESS! Yikes!! I really have my work cut out for me don't I?!?

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Prayer of Mothers

Father in heaven, grant me the grace to appreciate the dignity which you have conferred on me. Let me realize that not even the Angels have been blessed with such a privilege—to share in your creative miracle and bring new Saints to heaven. Make me a good mother to all my children after the example of Mary, the Mother of your Son. Through the intercession of Jesus and Mary I ask your continued blessings on my family. Let us all be dedicated to your service on earth and attain the eternal happiness of your kingdom in heaven. Amen.

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Hi! I'm Jessica, a Roman Catholic wife and home educating mother to our nine children. I was home educated myself, along with my eleven younger siblings. I have a special devotion to St. Therese, through whom I have been given much help and many blessings--the beautiful "Shower of Roses" that she has sent my way! Here I will record a few of the blessings I treasure. Please remember that what you see here is just a little glimpse at our lives, so please say a prayer for us, as we continue to strive for holiness.

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