Reminising

Reminising

As every one works on Carving their pumpkins, I thought I would do a bit of reminiscing and post a few pictures from last year. Last years costumes were wonderful. They came from Grandma and the kids LOVED them! Chiquita was ESPECIALLY Darling, and won a prize for the...

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A Basket of Books!

A Basket of Books!

Today, after months of being closed, our Library opened back up!! So, after school, I loaded the car up with four of the kids and we headed to town to pick up some books. Chiquita was napping, so she stayed home with Daddy. She was VERY excited to see the new books...

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A Saint and his Lion

A Saint and his Lion

Today, our Catholic Mosaic study lead us to read A Saint and His Lion: The Story of Telka of Ethiopia. The kids all loved the story, and were especially intrigued by the lion that St. Telka befriended.After coloring their stained glass pictures, from the Catholic...

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Update on Peanut

Update on Peanut

Well, maybe I should just call my little Peanut, Peanut Butter! Or PB as in Peanut Butter or Paul Bunyon! He had his 4 month check up today, and measured in at the 75 percentile for height!! Now, for those of you that do not know us, this is so ABNORMAL for a child of...

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More Lincoln Log Creations

More Lincoln Log Creations

Much to the excitement of the Captain & Rascal, we began our study of Jamestown.We started with reading from Pocahontas, originally published in 1946.Next the boys got to color a map of Virginia and label Jamestown. This was added to their History...

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Nick-Names

Nick-Names

I have been wanting to come up with nick names for the kidlets since I started this blog. Unfortunately, with five, you just can't say "the boy" and "the girl". Plus, we don't feel comfortable using their names online... DS1, DS2, DD1, DD2 and Baby, just seem so...

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Fall Fun

Fall Fun

The kids were having so much fun outside this afternoon I just had to grab my camera and snap a few pictures... Then... I put my camera back inside and joined in the fun! Here's a slide show of just some of the fun... Enjoy!  Slideshow no longer...

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Baby Milestones

Baby Milestones

Just about 20 minutes ago, he did it! The baby rolled completely over from back to tummy without getting caught up on his arms. He has been trying to roll over for a few weeks, but always gets stuck on his side from his arm. He, however, does NOT like being on his...

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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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Sean & Jessica, Captain-23, Ranger-22, Twinkle Toes-20, Chiquita-18, Snuggles-16, Rose-14, Bud-12, Grace-6 and Joy-4 (blog nicknames)

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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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