1. Faithful Mothering: Encouragement for the Days When You Wonder if You're Doing the Right Thing

    Do you ever worry if you are doing the right thing in parenting? If your kids are going to turn out okay, or if you are making mistakes without even…

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  2. Boys and Girls are Not the Same. And why that's GOOD!

    One thing that I never anticipated when I started this blog was how much controversy the name would create. At the time, I had three boys. (Now I have four.)…

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  3. One Thing I Will Seek: Simplifying Motherhood in a World of Information Overload

    A few weeks ago, I caught myself thinking about whether or not I am a "helicopter mom." I thought about it a minute. And then I thought, "Does it even…

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  4. A Beginner's Guide to Your DSLR Camera: How to Get out of Auto Mode and Start Taking Better Photos!

    A beginner's guide to using your DSLR camera - start taking better pictures! This post contains Amazon affiliate links. I have always enjoyed photography, but after becoming a parent, I…

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  5. Getting Rid of Boy Bathroom Stink

    Neutralize stinky boy bathroom smell with a homemade cleaner! Are you embarrassed about the smell of your bathroom? Do you pray that guests won't want to use the bathroom when…

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  6. The Exhausted Mom's Christmas Pledge

    I don't know about you, but with 10 days to go until Christmas I'm already worn out! Gone are the days of sitting back, enjoying a couple of weeks off…

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  7. Sibling Fighting and the Problem of Selfishness

    If your house is anything like mine, you are always on the lookout for ways to deal with sibling fighting. It can be exhausting, can't it? It's so easy to…

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  8. Gift Guide 2014: Best Gifts for Boys

    The Best Toys for Boys - 2014 (Updated for 2015) Are you starting to think about Christmas shopping? Or do you already have presents purchased and tucked away? If you're…

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  9. LOUD: Staying Sane in the Midst of a Hectic Household

    Our house is loud. Almost all the time. It's not that the kids are obnoxious (well, most of the time), but with five of them, it's just busy and hectic…

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  10. The Reality of Life with Five Kids

    Right now, at this moment, my house is completely quiet. Well, except for the crickets chirping in the little cage that Gresham keeps them in until he feeds them to…

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