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October 22, 2018

Having a large family requires wise financial strategies. Over the years, we have saved so much money by getting free or nearly free furniture and renovating them. Much of our home furnishings have been acquired this way. 

This gem was found on Freecycle, but I didn't...

October 20, 2018

Every person has their own style and beliefs about raising their children. There are many factors that go into developing these convictions, but one of the biggest is how you were parented. You may parent just like your parents; maybe you do the opposite. Either way, i...

October 20, 2018

I feel so used!

I wish he'd leave me alone.

I can't wait until it is over.

It's gross!

It's embarrassing!

I hate it!

I don't want him to see my body.

Do you come up with every excuse to say "No"? Headache? Too tired?

Do your sexual encounters feel obligatory?

If sex is supposed...

March 19, 2018

Want something fun and life-giving to do with your kids this Easter? Make Resurrection Eggs your new Easter tradition!

Easter is just around the corner! It is so easy to get sidetracked with life's to-do lists, that we miss the opportunity to teach our children about Ch...

January 15, 2018

It was over. The vasectomy surgery was done, and I was filled with regret. 


I knew it had been coming. I was 34 and getting too old to “safely” have children, yet why did I feel so much sadness? If only I could go back in time and somehow stop my husband. That strong c...