Children are not an accident, God created them and gave them to us on purpose, we live life on purpose. My heart's desire is to bring you encouragement and a vision for how life can be with a large family, pleasant and not...
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- Favorite Recipes: Cobb Saladon Mar 25, 2016 in Favorite RecipesSince writing about how I create our weekly schedule and mentioning that we have cobb salads every day with lunch, I've had several requests for the recipe. *smile* We have so enjoyed developing our salad lunches! And this has also been a...
- Incentives & Rewards for Children's Behavior, Part 1 of 2
- Interview: "Staying Well-Rested with Nine Children" - with Malia Jacobson of The Well Rested Family
- Large Family Discipleship: Protecting our Children's Minds With Their Books
- Dressing Modestly Q&A - "What if my husband does not support our wearing skirts exclusively?"
- Family Planning - Surrendering Control to God, Our Story, Part 1 of 2
- PODCAST: "Large Families on Purpose - with Erika Shupe", by Kirsten Tyrrel of "The Marvelous Moms Club"
- Favorite Recipes: Homemade Chilion Jan 27, 2016 in Favorite RecipesServes 12* Vegetarian modifications includedThis is a family favorite for us and the children always cheer when I announce that we're having it. It's very flavorful, yet simple, inexpensive, healthy, is great to put on for company, or to bring to a f...
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- "Motherhood is a Calling (And Where Your Children Rank)"
- Large Family Laundry Strategies – How I Keep 9 Kids Clean and Why That’s Valuable
- Favorite Recipes: Lentil Casseroleon Dec 29, 2015 in Favorite RecipesServes 8-10 This is a long time family favorite from my mother, who is an excellent cook and has perfected this recipe. I call it a “dump and bake” casserole – except for browning the sausage you just dump in all of the ingredients and th...
- Large Family Meal Planning & Grocery Shopping
- Delicious Homemade Granolaon Nov 16, 2015 in Favorite Recipes(Makes 20 cups)(This photo does not show the dates because I ran out of them *smile*)I have been making this recipe for 26 years, since a friend in college used to bring it for us to munch on while we were studying. *smile* It's the best recipe I've...