Taking Care of Our Home (Printable)

The season of Cheerio crumbs covering the floors, stinky sippy-cups hiding in closets, and kiss-marks gracing the windows continues at our house. (Although those moldy bath toys have finally been moved to their rightful place… the trash!) Yet, the desire to build our home– the people and the place- for the glory of God also […]

My Housekeeping Schedule: Keeping a Clean House With Six Little Kids

Yesterday I shared some of my heart for homemaking, and what the Bible says about keeping a clean house. Please read it! You will see that this is an area God is re-working on in my life, as in many ways, I’ve been slacking off in taking care of our home. {This is when I […]

What Does the Bible Say About Keeping a Clean House?

Have you ever wondered if the Bible REALLY says anything about keeping a clean house? I know I have, and every day a handful of people make their way to this site after they Google “Does the Bible say anything about keeping a clean house?” or “Bible verses about cleaning the house” or something of […]

What Does a Day in the Life of a Family of Eight Look Like?

Want a peek at a day in the life of our family? I know some of you {secretly-wink} think I am “crazy mommy” trying to manage life with six children all ages seven and under. Others of you {secretly} think I am “super mommy” who can teach math, make lunch, switch the laundry, respond to […]

On Being Thankful for Dirty Dishes {a Guest Post}

{{I am blessed to introduce you to my dear friend, Amy! She has been an incredible encouragement to me the past few months that I have known her, sending kind emails and continually praying for our family as we step out in faith. Her heart is beautiful, for her eyes are on Jesus as she […]

How Do You Do It All? {30+ Practical Tips}

One of the most frequently asked questions that I get is, “How do you do it all?” By ALL, I’m assuming that others are meaning everything from getting everyone up & dressed, changing diapers, feeding children, doing housework, cooking meals, schooling, resting, spending time with my husband, reading the Bible, playing, writing, etc. etc. etc. […]

A Day in the Life of Our Family

Would you like a “peek” into our family & how we {try to} get everything done in a day!? You know- everything from getting everyone up & dressed, changing diapers, feeding children, doing housework, cooking meals, schooling, resting, spending time with my husband, reading the Bible, playing, etc. etc. etc. until it is time for […]

Tips for in the Kitchen

What are we having for dinner? I have grown to REALLY dislike that question, especially when it is twenty minutes before dinner, & I don’t have a clue what we are going to eat!! And it seems that as soon as I am done explaining to one hungry person that “I’m not sure, but I’m […]

Learning While “Nesting”

With less than 3 weeks to go in this pregnancy, I think I can safely say that I am happily “nesting” right now!! Although I’ve enjoyed preparing for each of our babies, this is the first time that I’ve really “nested” in such full-force! :) I’ve been washing all the windows, curtains, blinds, bedding, bathrooms, […]

Cleaning Kids- Chores By Age

In our house EVERYBODY helps with chores!!! Even our little 1-year-old, Annabella, LOVES to “help”!!! She is very good at taking the spoons out of the dishwasher, & putting laundry in the laundry basket. :) All the other children are just LOVING using their chore books! And I love that my children are learning how […]