Building Up Moms

Preparing for the New Year

Preparing for the New Year

Everyone hopes that the new year will be better than the last. But few of us actually prepare for it to be so. We tend to just let the year happen and then gape in surprise when that year comes to a close. So here are some concrete steps we could all take to live a more intentional life. Because, as Antoine de Saint-Exupéry says, “a goal without a plan is just a wish.” Read more…

2017 Black Friday Cyber Monday Sale Deals

Time Sensitive: Black Friday | Cyber Monday Deals

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big sale days in the US. So, if you have been eyeing anything but baulking at the price, this is the time to hit the stores and even stock up on essentials. Retailers usually offer great discounts or free shipping or extra bonuses. If you have been looking for […] Read more…

Choosing to praise God In Spite Of Myself

Book Review: In Spite of Myself by Katie Hornor

God always uses our pain and trials not just to mould us but to help us help others. So, out of Katie Horner’s pain came her book, In Spite of Myself, a 4-week Bible Study to guide us on how to intentionally chose praise in all situations. She used the pain she walked through and the lessons she faced to share how we all can see God in everything we go through.  Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

Grateful for Our Large Homeschooling Family

As I write and share how things are done in our large homeschooling family, I am overcome with gratitude to the Lord. As you know in Why So Many Children, I did not want to even have one child and yet God has changed my mind and heart to accept as many as He sends. And in doing so, He has stretched and grown me so much. Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

All these Children in Our Large Family

I can’t even start to guess the number of times we have had to field comments such as, “Have you always wanted a large family?” and the one that makes Henson and I laugh most, “You must love children very much!” We have all these children because sometime back when we had 2 children, we chose to trust God with our family size and spacing. Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

If I Can, You Can, Too!

So, lately I have heard the same thing over and over while reading up on blogging and health: If I can do it, you can too! Er…Nope. Yes, please do share your take on how something worked for you, but please do not think it is THE solution for the whole world. Because there is no one product or procedure that works for everyone. Read more…

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