Back-to-School :: 2022-2023

Back-to-School :: 2022-2023

It's been well over a month now since we started the new school year, but I wanted to go back and add these pictures to the blog anyway. The kids love looking back at the archives to see the pictures from over the years...Our Back-to-School Schultütes were pretty...

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{pretty, happy, funny, real} :: All Saints’ Costumes, New Picture Books, Hockey Lessons, and Super Simplified Back-to-School Schultütes. . .

{pretty, happy, funny, real} :: All Saints’ Costumes, New Picture Books, Hockey Lessons, and Super Simplified Back-to-School Schultütes. . .

~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life. ~{pretty}With the month of October just around the corner, our children have been making plans for our annual All Saints Party!  (You can scroll through all our past "costume" posts here.)  Which saint...

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Back-to-School :: 2012-2013

Back-to-School :: 2012-2013

Today was the first day of our new school year!  Despite my efforts to keep our extra activities to a minimum this week, it just wasn't meant to be... Today we ended up with one last Dentist Appointment for Captain, tomorrow morning Captain and Twinkle Toes will...

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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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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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