homeschooling, large family

SNOW SQUALLS

This is a post for all my readers/followers (thank you ...) that do not live in a crazy place like Ontario, Canada. I thought you might like a glimpse of our lives and weather here. We live about 45 minutes North of Toronto , Canada near a large lake that creates what is called "Snow… Continue reading SNOW SQUALLS

homeschooling, Large Family Meals

Large Family Meals

Meal times are very special around here, especially dinner time. We love to sit around the table with each other and feast on good food and good words. My children range from 27 years old (on his own now) down to 2 and I have used the same approach with all of them. Buy real… Continue reading Large Family Meals

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Large Family Birthdays

Sometimes Birthdays can seem so complicated. The good news is they don't need to be. I kinda flip flop when it comes to birthday parties. Certain years seem more fitting than most, like birthday number 5, then number 10, and even 12 just because it's the last year before they are in the teen years.… Continue reading Large Family Birthdays

adoption, large family, miscarriage

7-Eleven (Not What You Think)

Every once in a while I get the comment that being a Momma to 7 must be hard. This always causes me to  feel a little unsure of what to say because there is something that comes a little undone in me and makes me feel like bawling and crying out in reply "Don't you… Continue reading 7-Eleven (Not What You Think)

homeschooling, Recipes

Still Giving Thanks

Even though our Canadian Thanksgiving is gone and we are on track to one of the most celebrated  times of year, I can't help but be so thankful for all of the Lords blessings in our lives. We are still seeing the fruits of our labor from our small organic garden as we have slowly… Continue reading Still Giving Thanks

homeschooling, Large Family Christmas

Large Family Christmas

One of the more polite responses I have received from strangers when they find out that the kids with me at Wal-Mart are not daycare kids is "Wow, Christmas must be fun at your house". To which I reply "Oh yes,.... yes it is indeed". We do love Christmas around here and what isn't there… Continue reading Large Family Christmas