Look Who’s Crawling!

I knew it wouldn't be long. Unlike our little Snuggles, who didn't crawl until he was nearly 10 months old, Rose is already on the go at 5 1/2 months!Recorded on June 4th... ...and she is getting around even better already!

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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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The Holy Sacrifice

Our friend Marc has just created another beautiful video titled The Holy Sacrifice. He has put together a series of images and video set to the hymn "Pange Lingua Gloriosi Corporis Mysterium" by St. Thomas Aquinas.I may be just a tiny bit partial since all of the...

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Cheap Toys

And no (Paula) I am not going to tell you all about another great deal! ;)Snuggles was doing this for about 10 minutes straight before I grabbed the camera. It distracted him for a second and then he continued doing it for at least another 10 minutes. It was so funny!...

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Right Start Math ~ Yellow is the Sun

I am still working on finding the best routine for fitting our new Math Program into our schedule, and we have fallen a bit behind of where I had hoped to be by now. I had started second guessing myself, and was wondering if switching from Saxon had been the best...

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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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