Author Archives: Amy

Answer Me This – Mass Confusion

I’m linking with Kendra for Answer Me This again. For fun, you should give your answers in the combox 1. What is your favorite room in the house? The office. Really just my chair, but since the chair is in the office, … Continue reading

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Baby Catholic Answers All the Things, Volume 5 – Birth Control and NFP

First of all, let me note that this Natural Family Planning (NFP) post is NOT a how-to. I don’t really even know much about the practice of NFP. I’m just going to write about my understanding of why the teachings of … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes – Evidence of Summer Fun and a Couple of Other Random Thoughts

Linking up with Jen. 1. I have been a little off the past few weeks. I’ve wanted to write more, but nothing I’ve come up with has been right. I’m starting to feel like getting back in the swing, so I … Continue reading

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I’m in a Blogging Slump, BUT – Iowa State Fair!

Oh, the Iowa State Fair. I have such a love for something that is only mine through marriage. I grew up in Michigan and never once went to the state fair. The only thing I even knew about the Michigan … Continue reading

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Theme Thursday – Panic, New Homeschool Mom Style

Kindergarten. Very soon, our first real year of homeschooling will begin. I’m terrified. And disorganized. And terrified. Cari’s theme for Theme Thursday this week is “Panic” and her post yesterday showed that even veteran homeschooling moms can be in a state … Continue reading

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Sharing Crosses

Many years ago, I took a girlfriend to a psychic as a birthday present. It was a goofy thing to do, and we both took our “readings” with several grains of salt. I don’t remember much of anything that the … Continue reading

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Edel – A Different View

I wrote on Monday about how wonderful last weekend at the Edel Gathering was. And it was. It really was. But what I didn’t write about was the parts of it that were hard. I mean, I wrote about how it … Continue reading

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Five Things I Learned About Myself at the Edel Conference. And Then Some.

1. I am really and truly and introvert. Sometimes I have wondered about this. Before this weekend, if you had asked me whether I am an introvert or an extrovert, I would have been uncertain how to answer. I love … Continue reading

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Five Favorites – Anticipating Edel

Tomorrow morning I’m getting on a plane and heading to the Edel Gathering for the weekend. This will be the first time since having children that I’ve taken a vacation by myself. I’m excited and nervous, and I kind of … Continue reading

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Answer Me This – Bonus Husband Edition

This week I’m doing Kendra’s Answer Me This, and as a special treat, my husband is answering the questions as well. 1. What’s something you’ve won, and how did you win it? Me: I won my school’s spelling bee when … Continue reading

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