Wild Life!

Wild Life!

Yesterday we went on another field trip SAFARI!!!More specifically, we visited a drive-through zoo, located on 600 acres, containing over 500 animals in their natural habitat, that roam freely (for the most part) as they do in the wild!There were four of us moms...

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In like a Lion, Out like a Lamb

In like a Lion, Out like a Lamb

Can you believe it is already the last day of March?? I find it absolutely amazing that my children remember so perfectly what we did last year!! So, it looks like we'll be making some Lamb Cupcakes today... What are your plans?

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Resurrection Eggs

Resurrection Eggs

This year, in addition to our Lenten Calendar and Jesus Tree, I've decided to add one more activity as we countdown the days to Easter: Resurrection Eggs.Resurrection eggs are yet another great way to tell our children the story of the passion and resurrection of...

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Visiting the Airport

Visiting the Airport

This past Friday we went on a field trip to the airport with our local Catholic Home-School group.The first stop was a visit to one of the helicopter hangers. The pilots told the children all about helicopters, answered questions, and were even kind enough to let the...

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Our Little Flowers Girls’ Club

Our Little Flowers Girls’ Club

"Little Flowers Girls' Club® is a Catholic program for girls ages 5 and up based on learning Catholic virtues through the lives of Catholic saints, Scripture and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Developed by a Catholic mom of nine, Rachel Watkins, and based on...

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A Trip to the Park

A Trip to the Park

Today we took a short day-trip to visit one of my dear friends, Juliana. She and I have been friends since I was a teenager. Back then, I use to make the 3 hour drive to the coast to visit her ALL THE TIME, especially in the summer! Now that we are both married with...

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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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