Book Review:  The Gift of Summer Snow

Book Review: The Gift of Summer Snow

I recently was given a copy of The Gift of Summer Snow: A Tale from the Garden of Mysteries to read and review. As a child I always loved mysteries... Some of my favorite books were The Mandie Collection, The Adventures of the Northwoods, and the Nancy Drew...

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Our Journey Through Geography

Our Journey Through Geography

A couple years ago I purchased a wonderful hands-on Literature Approach to Geography based on four of the classics by Holling C. Holling.   Since the Alphabet Path kept us pretty busy last year, I didn't have a chance to start using it until this year,...

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Our Weekday Schedule – A Starting Point…

Our Weekday Schedule – A Starting Point…

Over the past few months I have received many requests for an updated copy of our Daily Schedule.  Our old schedule worked wonderfully for awhile, but, with the changes in our curriculum this year and a new baby toddler, it was time to make some...

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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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