My eighth birth story - a natural, posterior birth, with a midwife, in the hospital.
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Birth Story #8 – Timothy – posterior hospital birth

For Timothy's birth, we decided to go back to the hospital. That's a whole story in itself, but suffice it to say that I surprised myself and decided that I didn't want another birth center birth, and I also didn't want the home birth I had long thought of. I was happiest in the hospital.… Continue reading Birth Story #8 – Timothy – posterior hospital birth

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{SQT} Homeschool changes, kid stuff, and general commotion

~1~ Whoa, it's been busy around here. We had a good Christmas with lots of family, and we've been hard at work with school. This school year has easily been our toughest ever. We have had, all at once: The move in the summer, including buying a house, consuming 100% of my time that I… Continue reading {SQT} Homeschool changes, kid stuff, and general commotion

Seven Protestant misconceptions about the Catholic Church
Catholicism, Conversion, Uncategorized

Catholic Conversion: Seven MORE Things I was Wrong About

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) I used to think the Catholic Church was creepy. Truth, friends. As a Protestant, I was immersed in my own culture, and looking… Continue reading Catholic Conversion: Seven MORE Things I was Wrong About

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We made it!

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) Well hi from North Carolina! I had this idea that I would be super organized and have scheduled posts going up while I… Continue reading We made it!

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The first goodbye

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) Today, the chickens and ducks had to go. They were supposed to go last week, but I couldn't bring myself to make the… Continue reading The first goodbye

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Welcome!

Welcome to my new blog!  If you happen to have followed me over from my old, neglected, dusty blog Diligence Without Fear, you'll notice that there have been some big changes for our family lately, namely that we have converted to the Catholic Church, and also that we finally (finally!) have obtained that long-sought full… Continue reading Welcome!