Rosina, the Midwife by Jessica Kluthe

Rosina the Midwife by Jessica Kluthe

Jessica Kluthe’s debut book Rosina, the Midwife grabbed me for three reasons. First, it’s about a midwife, and after having midwives for two of my daughters’ births, I love all things midwife. Second, it’s about Jessica’s family, and I’ve also thought about tracing and writing about my own family, so I was curious to see [...]

Garden of Life Vitamins and Omega 3s

Garden of Life Oceans Mom Prenatal DHA

This September, I’ve been working at getting our family back into some routines for homeschooling and housework. For me, those routines also include taking a look at our health. I’m trying to implement healthy snacks, keep myself and the girls active, and make sure we’re taking our vitamins and Omega-3s. I’ve heard for years that [...]

The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle

Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle

It’s that time of year again (and yes, it almost feels like Christmas!)… You can get a HUGE bundle of eBooks for a very small price! I’ve had several friends comment that September feels more like the start of a new year than January does. While we’re settling back into school routines, it’s the perfect [...]

The Hard of Hearing Mommy

Monique and her family at Niagara Falls

When Bonnie asked me to write an article for her blog, I immediately felt honored, then nervous, then I became slightly scared. Sharing my personal life story is never easy, even after telling it over and over. So, I’ll start with introductions: my name is Monique. I’m a mommy to a nine-month-old sweet girl named [...]

Mystic Sweet Communion by Jane Kirkpatrick

Mystic Sweet Communion by Jane Kirkpatrick

Jane Kirkpatrick’s novel Mystic Sweet Communion is the story of Ivy Cromartie Stranahan, a young woman living in Florida at the turn of the 1900s. Kirkpatrick explains that this story is “fiction based on fact” and she expresses her appreciation to the people who preserved the materials that Ivy left behind. Most of the characters [...]