My First Communion Journal {Sponsored Giveaway}

My First Communion Journal {Sponsored Giveaway}

Have you seen the brand new First Communion Journal from Peanut Butter & Grace yet? I have created homemade First Holy Communion Spiritual Bouquet Keepsake Books for some of my children in the past but this includes much more! In addition to pages for children to...

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Dear St. Anthony

Dear St. Anthony

Dear St. Anthony, pray for me to the Little Jesus, whom thou didst hold so lovingly in thine arms. Obtain for me the grace to love Him with all my heart. Amen. St. Anthony's Sermon to the Fishes and Cupcakes It’s been four years since my last...

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St. Anthony’s Sermon to the Fishes

St. Anthony’s Sermon to the Fishes

Saint Anthony at churchWas left in the lurch,So he went to the ditchesAnd preached to the fishes.They wriggled their tails,In the sun glanced their scales.The carps, with their spawn,Are all thither drawn;Have opened their jaws,Eager for each clause.No sermon...

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{this moment}

{this moment}

"Though she be but little, she is fierce."Our baby girl... Oh, how I love her! When she wakes up (probably in an hour or so, since that’s about as long as she will sleep at a time) she will be a year old... What a year it has been!I can’t think back to the week she...

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Our 2017-2018 Curriculum

Our 2017-2018 Curriculum

This year I've been home educating seven of our eight children. We have two 11th graders, a 9th grader, 7th grader, 5th grader, 2nd grader and a Kindergartner ... plus a new baby!Last year I started the school year thinking that it would most likely be our last year...

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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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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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