5 Books to Read Before you Adopt or Foster a Child

Hey friends! I’ve been wanting to talk more about foster care and adoption for a while here on the blog. It’s a topic I’m passionate about and would love to talk to any of you by e-mail (eatprayreadlove@gmail.com) if you’re considering either! Since we’ve only gone through the foster care system, it’s the only experience I have, but I […]

9 Things Adults Need to Lose

If you’re visiting from Facebook today, welcome! You may also enjoy my post on Why I’m Okay With Laminate (and not granite) Countertops or Zero Credit Card Debt: It’s Possible! I hope you stick around a while. I’d love for you to follow me on Pinterest as well. A while ago, a post rocked the […]

How Laundry Day is *Almost* Fun

The best laundry tips for large families So I’m 4 months in of being a mom of 5. Crazy! The one thing that has threatened to snow me under more than anything is the sheer amount of clothing that has to be washed, dried, folded or hung on hangers, and put away. I’ve been honing […]

Creating a Culture of Hospitality

Hospitality is a biblical subject that has always fascinated me. Are Christians expected to be hospitable? The answer is yes! I’ve loved exploring the topic throughout the Scriptures on the topic and realizing that the Bible says the words “one to another,” “together,” and “shared” SO many times. It’s hard to live life like that without being hospitable! […]

Five tips for Toy Organization

Toy organization. Oh what a fun topic! Does anyone’s children’s toys ever stay completely organized? Mine certainly don’t, but we have found a few things that work for us to keep the chaos somewhat under control. I asked on my Facebook page a few days ago what topics my readers would like to see covered, […]

Today? It’s Bittersweet

Today is July 18, but you already know that. What you probably do not know is what it signifies for our family. Eleven years ago today, July 18, 2005, we handed over our 7 week old baby boy to a huge medical team for an exploratory surgery to determine if he had biliary atresia, a […]

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