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Trusting God With my Children’s Health

Trusting God With my Children’s Health

When Little Olive came home from the hospital, we started to notice some unusual symptoms. Some of her problems are from being premature and are likely to be outgrown but right now it’s hard to know for sure. This post is a reflection written from that […]

When God Writes a Better Birth Story Part 4: She’s Home from the NICU!

When God Writes a Better Birth Story Part 4: She’s Home from the NICU!

This post is a continuation of Little Olive’s birth story. You can read about the beginning of my PPROM journey here.    Setbacks When I published my last post, I had asked for prayer because I was sick and not allowed to visit my baby […]

When God Writes a Better Birth Story Part 3: She’s Here!

When God Writes a Better Birth Story Part 3: She’s Here!

Our little Olive Leaf was born on September 2, at 2:30 am. She weighed 4 lbs 4 oz and measured 18 inches. Although I did end up having a c-section, her birth story was clearly orchestrated by God’s hand. I had prayed for a peaceful […]

When God has a Better Birth Story Part 1: PPROM (Pregnancy Update)

When God has a Better Birth Story Part 1: PPROM (Pregnancy Update)

I had just passed the 30 week mark of my current pregnancy when I woke up in the middle of the night leaking amniotic fluid. Because of the risk of infection and my likelihood to go into labor, I was immediately hospitalized.  Statistically I should […]

Recognizing and Appreciating God’s Gifts: A Love Story

Recognizing and Appreciating God’s Gifts: A Love Story

How I receive gifts in life has a lot to say about my heart attitude towards God as the ultimate giver. One evening as I was settling into our couch for an hour of relaxing with my husband, I noticed a  box of brightly colored […]

Finding Relief From Social Media Burnout

Finding Relief From Social Media Burnout

It happened again. My throat felt as dry as with thirst, but the rest of my body felt like it was drowning. After three consecutive nights of being jolted awake by the cries of a frightened toddler, my body was exhausted. Fluid regulation and digestion […]

Unlocking Your Personality’s Unique Gifts Using Cognitive Stacks

Unlocking Your Personality’s Unique Gifts Using Cognitive Stacks

In this post I will be explaining cognitive stacks, which can help each personality type recognize and develop their unique gifts. The book, Gifts Differing, is an excellent resource to better understand how cognitive functions work.  The author, Isabel Briggs Meyers, helped her mother,  Katharine Cook Briggs, develop […]

My Subchorionic Hematoma Story: Second Trimester Update

My Subchorionic Hematoma Story: Second Trimester Update

I am so thankful that the Lord has given me 22 weeks of pregnancy with this baby. The past few months on restricted activity with a subchorionic hematoma have not been easy, but I am learning so much through my trials. I wanted to update […]

Cognitive Functions: An Introduction

Cognitive Functions: An Introduction

One of my goals as a homemaking blogger is to simplify personality typing for use as a practical growth tool. Unfortunately some aspects will always take some brainpower to understand no matter how much they are simplified. In this post I will be attempting to […]

Do I Really Have What it Takes to Be a Writer?

Do I Really Have What it Takes to Be a Writer?

I often doubt whether I will ever be a “real writer.” I am much in need of practice, and I feel guilty about all of the basic writing skills I “should” know but never applied myself to learn.  Why did I even start blogging if […]