It’s really happening!!!!

The contractor we hired earlier this week, after months of trying to come up with a plan and bid that fits our budget, is HERE and just started working!I just had to tell someone, or I might be tempted to join our children as they run from room to...

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On the Feast of St. Rita

On the Feast of St. Rita

Today was the feast of St. Rita and one of my brother-in-law's 6th Anniversary to the Priesthood! Happy Anniversary Father! Another one of my husband's brothers will celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of his ordination on May 30th, and yet another brother will...

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Young Hunters Day ~ 2010

Young Hunters Day ~ 2010

Today we attended another annual Young Hunters Day.  What a perfect field trip as we get ready to start "X/Y" week on Monday!!Young Hunters Day is a free fun filled day, sponsored by our local Hunters Association. The children could participate in archery,...

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A Windsock for Pentecost

A Windsock for Pentecost

I've been wanting to make a Windsock for Pentecost with my children for a few years now, ever since seeing the idea over at By Sun and Candlelight.  This year, I just couldn't pass up the opportunity since it tied so perfectly into our Alphabet Path as we work...

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My Daybook :: May 20, 2010

My Daybook :: May 20, 2010

Outside my window... it is sunny at the moment, even though the forecast is predicting rain all the way through next Wednesday.  I'm hoping the sun will stick around for a little while. I am thinking... about my little "tall,...

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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-19, Snuggles-16, Rose-14, Bud-12, Grace-6 and Joy-4 (blog nicknames)

A Little About Me

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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