09 Feb 2011
Over the 15 or so years we’ve been homeschooling, it seems like the media has always said that there are about 1.5 million children that are educated at home. Yet every year, the number of homeschoolers is said to have increased by a certain percent….but there are still only 1.5 million homeschoolers?!? Having been to various regional homeschool conferences, I think I’ve battled more than that many parents at the vendor’s tables!!!...read more
23 Jun 2010
“The torment that so many young women know, bound hand and foot by love and motherhood, without having forgotten their former dreams.” ~Simone de Bevoir
Someday, I would like to get married to a man who I can follow to the ends of the earth as he follows full-heartedly after Christ.
Someday, I would like to become the mother of as many blessings as the Lord should ordain, raising them in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Someday, I would like to be the keeper of a home that is a hub for … Read the rest...read more
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14 Jun 2010
The would-be-victim, an 80-year-old vet, wore an Obama T-shirt when police brought him home.
War veteran, 80, kills armed burglar
Been robbed before, vowed never again
BY KIM JANSSEN Staff Reporter
He had been robbed at his own home on the West Side several months ago. That’s when the 80-year-old Army veteran made himself a promise: He wouldn’t be victimized again.
Early Wednesday, his resolve was put to the test when he was awakened after 5 a.m. by someone breaking into the two-flat where he and his wife have lived for many years in East Garfield Park....read more
01 Jun 2010
Found at Legatus Magazine.
Who can bless a home?
June 1, 2010
Father Trigilio suggests keeping a holy water near your home’s entrance . . .
by Fr. John Trigilio
Normally anyone can walk through a home with holy water and say prayers. In the past, it was a custom in Catholic homes for fathers to bless their children before bed. It’s a good idea to keep holy water in fonts at the entrance of homes so that the faithful may bless themselves as they enter or leave.
Formal blessing of a home, however, is usually reserved … Read the rest...read more
25 May 2010
She had a gun, tried everything else first, then used the weapon well and wisely to protect her family. KUDOS!
Full story here and below.
LAKE FOREST, CA – Terrified, 6-year-old Anna Cooper curled into a ball. Still, the brown and white boxer came at her.
He bit Anna’s face, her shoulder and several areas on her left leg. The girl screamed. Watch video here.
Her brother Steven, 14, heard the screams and ran to help. He beat the dog over the head with closed fists. Anna’s sister Grace, 3, ran to next-door neighbor Lisa Horner, who came out with … Read the rest...read more