My Daybook :: July 15, 2012

My Daybook :: July 15, 2012

Outside my window...we headed down to the river Friday afternoon and finally walked the "new" river trail/greenway that we have been meaning to check out for the past 5 years!  I can't believe it has taken us so long... The big kids all rode their scooters, while...

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Life-Saving Day 2009

Life-Saving Day 2009

My oldest four children have been having such a wonderful time taking their swimming lessons once again this year.Except for Snuggles, who has had to miss his lessons this week, they all love the water, they love to swim, and the love their teacher, Myrna!  She is...

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The Many Faces of Snuggles

The Many Faces of Snuggles

Here are a few pictures of what my little guy was up to while I was trying to take a few pictures of his older siblings during their Life-Saving Class yesterday at swimming.Playing with a ball.Shaking the fence to hear the little wind chimes rattle at the top.Picking...

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My Daybook ~ July 27th   “Swimming Days”

My Daybook ~ July 27th “Swimming Days”

FOR TODAY: July 27th, 2009Outside my Window... it's sunny and HOT!!  The high was predicted to be 106 degrees out there today and 109 tomorrow!!  Yikes!!!  I am so glad we are home from swimming and can relax in our nice and cool home.  I am thinking... about how...

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Graduation Day

Graduation Day

Yesterday was Graduation Day once again for Myrna's "Swimming Stars." My boys were so excited to earn their 3rd Star of the Year. . . They completed six WEEKS of lessons, and went from barely swimming to diving to the bottom of the deep end and dreaming of the...

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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)

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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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