{pretty, happy, funny, real}

{pretty, happy, funny, real}

~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life. ~{pretty} Photo Credit:  MarcI just love these pictures, which were taken at a baptism we attended for Amy's newest baby this past Sunday afternoon.  Our oldest two boys had the honor of...

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For Sarah…

For Sarah…

... who really should be having her baby, instead of reading blogs and cleaning light fixtures!  ðŸ˜‰   I didn't even need to "mess it up a little!"  When I take pictures in the kitchen, there is usually at least one counter surface that...

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Homemade St. Valentine’s Day Cards

Homemade St. Valentine’s Day Cards

This past Friday, and then again yesterday afternoon, we spent some time making cards to exchange for St. Valentine's Day!   This year I had each of the children come and take a look at some of the ideas I had pinned to see if there was anything that they wanted...

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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-21, Twinkle Toes-19, Chiquita-18, Snuggles-16, Rose-13, Bud-11, 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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