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Baby Elias- 6 Months Old

November 15, 2011 – 8:58 pm

He’s growing like a weed, and changing so much! Here are some new pictures of our little Elias.

Teaching Your Children Life Skills

November 13, 2011 – 9:21 pm

Would your child know how to survive without you in an emergency situation? Will they be prepared to care for themselves and their own family when they grow up and leave the home? What sort of life skills are you teaching your children right now, to better equip them for the future?

Saving Money on Baby Powder

October 27, 2011 – 5:10 pm
homemade baby powder (kinda)

Here’s how I save big bucks on baby powder.

You Are Your Child’s Biggest Health Advocate. Be Informed!

September 18, 2011 – 8:07 pm

A recent trip to the doctor’s office and a misdiagnosis could have meant some severe consequences for my little girl… had I not been informed and proactive.

Elias- The Little Fella’s A-Growin’!

August 25, 2011 – 6:24 am

Here he is. Almost four months old. The days go by too quickly!

A Frugal Birthday: Xia’s 2!!

July 25, 2011 – 5:56 am

Here’s how we made the day special for our baby girl with very little money to spend.

Assassin Bug (a.k.a. Wheel Bug) Bite Treatment

June 21, 2011 – 10:11 pm

This is one nasty bug that will leave you with a heck of a painful bite. Just ask my four year old… poor little fella!! I am SO thankful I found just the right herb growing in my yard to treat his throbbing thumb!

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #17: A Donation To Locks of Love

June 20, 2011 – 6:58 am
locks of love donation

Jada made a sweet sacrifice this week. She’s donating her hair!

Our New (Homemade) Pool

June 3, 2011 – 4:59 am

It’s amazing what can be made with a tarp, some railroad ties, and a few cinder blocks!

The Little Guy

May 31, 2011 – 8:18 pm

He’s going on three weeks old now. And I’ve treasured every moment of it!

Baby Elias’ Homebirth Story- Part Two

May 13, 2011 – 1:15 pm

The kids were SO excited to finally meet their baby brother!

Baby Elias’ Homebirth Story- Part One

May 11, 2011 – 7:14 pm

Here’s the first part of baby Elias’ homebirth story! It couldn’t have gone any smoother!

It’s a BOY!!!

May 10, 2011 – 9:49 am
new baby

Welcome to the world precious little one!!

One More Week!

May 8, 2011 – 7:01 am
39 weeks prego

Not much longer now!!

The Real Housewives

May 7, 2011 – 5:15 am

What it truly means to be a real housewife vs. Hollywood’s dysfunctional version.

Natural Healing Herbs: Postpartum Relief You Can Pick In Your Own Backyard

April 28, 2011 – 7:45 pm

This healing herb is very likely to be growing in your very own backyard. And it’s good for so many things, including postpartum soreness!