Holding On for Just One More Moment

*sigh* I have come to the sad, slow realization that my precious boy is almost one year old. He’s grown so quickly and the year has passed in a blur. It seems as if just yesterday, it was that warm summer day when I saw those two lines on the pregnancy test and hurried out […]

Praying for Our Children

I’ve been convicted lately to pray for my children more. I want to pray for their safety, their growth, their devotion to the Lord, their health, their futures, their purity, their *insert anything here*. Then, I went to read over at Bring the Rain and there was a post all about praying for our children. […]

Out of the Mouths of Babes

I was giving the children a bath and to get Swetopea to look upwards when I rinse her hair, I ask her to look through our skylight and tell me what she sees up there. This particular day, she told me of birds, airplanes, trees, and clouds. Then she said this: “Mommy, Heaven is in […]

Oatmeal Banana Muffins

What You Need: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 3/4 cup milk 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup mashed bananas Combine flour, oats, sugar, baking powder, soda, and salt In a […]