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A Sane Woman’s Guide to Raising a Large Family

I just finished reading Mary Ostyn’s A Sane Woman’s Guide to Raising a Large Family. (Yes I actually finished reading a book!) This is exactly the kind of parenting book I would write if I were to write a book on parenting. Mary and her husband, John, are the parents of 10 kids ranging in […]

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4potato’s birth story

4Potato’s Birth Story 4Potato’s arrival was the longest anticipated birth. We thought she was due December 29th but she did not arrive until January 20th. She was born at 10:12 a.m. Jan 20th after 14 hours of labor. Out of those 14 hours only 2+ hours seemed like hard labor. I went into labor between […]

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1000 Gifts cont.

21. Books—knowledge, ideas, friends, teachers, and adventure all waiting for me to absorb 22. The Bible—the best book of ALL! 23. blogs 24. a husband that shares the detail of his daily life with me 25. fresh baked homemade whole wheat bread 26. community supported agriculture—where I can connect with a farmer and get marvelous […]

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