9 Weeks… or so!

9 Weeks… or so!

"My brain is sending signals to my muscles so I can move. My fingers and my thumbs appear, and I continue to improve."~ The Miracle of Me, Week 9I am back home from my ultrasound, and I must say that it was one of my favorite ultrasounds ever.   It was...

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{Pretty, Happy, Funny, Real}

{Pretty, Happy, Funny, Real}

The I-Just-Can't-Keep-It-A-Secret-Any-Longer Edition!Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life. {pretty}"The Madonna Lily is a symbol of purity, and became known as the Madonna Lily, the white ones being associated with the Holy Virgin by Christians....

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She’s Here!!!

She’s Here!!!

Our little Christmas "Rose" arrived last night!♥ ♥ ♥Birthday: December 15, 2009Time: 11:49 p.m.Weight: 8 pounds 1 ounceLength: 19 inches♥ ♥ ♥Thank you all for your prayers! I couldn't have hoped and prayed for a better labor and delivery!The baby and I will be staying...

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I’m Still Here…

I’m Still Here…

picture taken at 37 weeks and 5 days... and thought I would hop online and give you all a quick update since I haven't had much time for blogging this week.    Thank you all for your prayers and emails!!Yesterday, after Mass, I had my weekly check-up...

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35 weeks and 6 days…

... and very thankful for reassuring ultrasounds!Yesterday afternoon I had a regular scheduled appointment for my weekly OB check-up. At the time the appointment was scheduled, I tried to change the date, knowing all too well just how hard it is for me to go to the...

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35 Weeks…

35 Weeks…

... and so thankful to have made it this far without complications! We are all getting very excited to meet our newest little girl...It won't be too much longer!Photo Credit: Captain Oh, and inspired by Josette to wear something green for a change, even if it isn't in...

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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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