Thank You, Dad

by AJ cross posted from her blog I am Phoenix Dad, Thank you for showing me who I am not. Age five You beat me with a rod because I laughed when my baby brother shot peas out of his mouth and laughed. My baby brother wasn’t obeying you when told to eat neatly, and you [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: The Cost of Raising Children?

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by Brant Hansen (Christian DJ) at his Air1 blog Of course, this whole “kids are too expensive” thing has a funny familiarity to it, and by “funny”, of course, I mean, “tragically unfunny”. It’s precisely where we are. And precisely why western civilization, demographically speaking, is most definitely, irreversibly, going out of business. The numbers [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Don’t Allow Any Emotional Moments?

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by Zsuzsanna Anderson of Are They All Yours? – Q & A Answers Part 2 How do you deal with (1) whining/complaining, (2) arguing with parental directions, (3) poor attiudes (sulking, etc.) in response to chores, food, parental decisions, etc., (4) tantrums. [Read more...]

Voices of Sister-Moms: Mary’s Story

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by Heather Doney cross posted from her blog Becoming Worldly (Editor’s note: This is the final post in the Voices of Sister-Moms series. You can read more of Mary’s story over at Homeschoolers Anonymous) So I’ve been reading the articles this last week about the sister-moms and they have been hitting home. I am one of [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Many Sons?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies – Many Sons Why does God want us to bring forth many sons and daughters? Just for the sake of doing it? No. It is all for God. It is to fill eternity to overflowing with sons and daughters who are redeemed by the blood of the Lamb. Every [Read More...]