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the requisite mother’s day post

That day of celebration for those women who have been given the responsibility of raising a tiny human has come upon us once again. I personally have attempted to do so six times.  Yes, six (you can see them here). More than some. Fewer than others.  Enough, you may think, that I might have some…… Continue reading the requisite mother’s day post

family · life · special days

to be like mom

This Mother’s Day weekend has me pining a little for ‘my other home.’  I so wish I could be there to spend the day with my sweet mom.  Not only that, but my talented northern boy is having his second cd release concert and my equally talented techie boy will be doing an opening set…… Continue reading to be like mom

coastal livin' · family · life

summer + family = love

“All in all, it was a never-to-be-forgotten summer — one of those summers which come seldom into any life, but leave a rich heritage of beautiful memories in their going — one of those summers which, in a fortunate combination of delightful weather, delightful friends and delightful doing, come as near to perfection as anything…… Continue reading summer + family = love

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do not despise their youth

We just returned home from a week at camp.  My Love was the speaker for the group of ten to twelve year olds enjoying Adventure Camp; my df girl and I worked in the kitchen while my cl boy hung out with friends and helped out here and there. Members of our family have worked at different…… Continue reading do not despise their youth

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life with littles

We’ve been enjoying life with littles again as we’ve been babysitting our Northern boy’s twins.  Living far away means we seldom see them, but it also means that when we do, it’s for a few days at a time.  I am very thankful for FaceTime, though, and often wonder how missionaries and others moved from home to…… Continue reading life with littles

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motherhood

Twenty-seven years ago my firstborn, my Alberta girl,  came into the world kicking and screaming and I was inaugurated into this role called motherhood.  Three more and I thought we were a complete family, but of course, God knows best and gave us two more.  I could never have fathomed how deep my love could be for…… Continue reading motherhood