Wordless Wednesday . . .

Wordless Wednesday . . .

...because she is just so cute and I don't have time to post anything else right now.  :-)I will be back soon (either late tonight or tomorrow) with the Good Shepherd's Garden Party plans for Week 7.   Right now, however, I am headed back to town for Hockey...

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4 Months Old

4 Months Old

I do have pictures to share from today's Little Flowers meeting (come to think of it, I still haven't blogged about our last meeting either!), but first here are a couple more pictures of our little Rose, who is 4 months old today!

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My Girls

My Girls

The girls and I went to town this afternoon.  We stopped by the hospital so they could peek through the NICU window at their new little cousin (I got to go in and see her!!) and then we ran some errands.  I had so much fun responding "Oh no, I have 3 boys as...

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An Update on Rose

An Update on Rose

Today we were finally able to see the pediatric cardiologist for Rose's follow-up echocardiogram. (A couple days after she was born she had her first echocardiogram which detected a couple of small holes  (Ventricular Septal Defects, aka: VSD's) in her little...

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A couple pictures…

A couple pictures…

... of our little Qutie Pie ...... and her beautiful Rose Quilt!I was hoping to have our Highlights from "Q" week posted by today, but I've been too busy enjoying all the smiles from Rose.  Can you blame me?! Perhaps I'll have a chance to work on it this...

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Q is for Quilt

Q is for Quilt

This beautiful quilt was handmade by Barbara for our little Rose! And this cozy blanket was handmade by Regina,in addition to a super cute hat and booties! You are both so very thoughtful and talented!  Thank you!! 

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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-18, 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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