"A Labor of Love" Ethan's Birth Story After weeks of feeling like a "ticking time bomb" the day finally arrived. As the Sunday morning bustle commenced, I focused inward, trying to "read" my body. Was this the big day? Kids showering, getting all cleaned up for church, packing bags and all the usual details of the morning, but with added pleasure of Gramma's company. As Sarah & Isaac held down the fort I went for [...]
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In Loving Memory of Sono Sato Harris July 4th at 8pm One of the most amazing women I have had the privledge of knowing, went to spend eternity with Her Savior Jesus Christ. The Family would like to invite everyone to come to Sono's Memorial Service: Saturday, July 10, from 10:30am - noon. Here are the details: Good Shepherd Community Church 28986 Southeast Haley Rd. Boring, OR 97009 503-663-5280 www.goodshepherdcc.org Though I only knew Sono [...]
I am excited to share a glimpse into one of our family traditions, a Messianic Passover! Every year we seem to add new traditions or mix up what we teach on... usually our meals and teaching, worship and prayers all take about 3 hours and the preparation is about 5 hours of cooking and 3-4 hours of scripture prep. You can make this more or less involved depending on the ages of your children and [...]
I have shared many of the struggles I have had with health over the last few years and wanted to share with you the top ten healthy habits, or battles(if you will), I have chosen to adopt over the last year. Disclaimer: Of course, I am not anal about these... we do everything in our power to not let these things get in the way of fellowship with others... In addition there have been seasons [...]
Natural Remedy for Mastitis:(Nursing Breast Infection)Echinacea Tincture (1 dropperful every 3 hours or as needed) Emergence-C Packets (1 every 3-5 hours with water)Phytolaca Decandra (Biorin pellets) (1 pellet under tongue, directly followed by Belladonna)Belladonna (Biorin pellets) (1 pellet under tongue)Use the homeopathy Biorin pellets as needed until you get a grip on the infectionI ususally put an hour between treatments unless it is really bad then only 30 minutesIn addition:Eating cabbage raw or blanching cabbage [...]
At Austin's party last week, talking to a friend I mentioned how "stressful" the day had been trying to get ready for that night.Isaac had been gone all week traveling all over Oregon and Washington (it was his second week in a row)... and I was pretty overwhelmed.When I mentioned this reality to my fairly new friend... her response was... "it is comforting to know other mom's struggle with this as well."It brought up the [...]
Over the years as I have had babies I have had many problems with my back. Most of you know how I had a herniated bulging disc in my back while I was pregnant with Luke. While my morning sickness was the cause of the disc issues in my back. I have had back problems for years (since a car accident I was in during my high school years). After the delivery of Luke I [...]
My Kids love Fish... Especially Salmon but cooking it the same way... even if it is good can get a bit old after a while. The last 6 months or so I have tried a few different recipes and these are our favorite in order from most favorite to still awesome but not the best.Just a little note about trying new recipes:Being a mom of little ones it can get real difficult for me to [...]
Thank you Lord for your Beauty and Bounty! The other day I was inspired to take a few photos of the garden and flowers we all worked so far to enjoy this summer. I will miss the bright and vibrant joys of summer flowers and crops... although I look forward to the crisp cool air on my nose and the familiar scents of morning dew, candles burning, cookies, breads, and stews baking...Peppers!Green Beans!!!Corn!What a Blessed [...]