Motherhood is possibly one of the biggest challenges in life that many of us will undertake, yet, it is also one of the most rewarding. The fulfilment that one can find within the struggles is something I’ve longed to put into words, this post expresses it well,
“But for many of us, the majority of our life is composed of a series of small sacrifices and sufferings, and we simply cannot change these. So let us accept them; embrace them, even. For surrendering to our daily duties will mold our souls into the saints God wishes us to be….”
Months ago when I shared an Anna Maria update, I only shared a brief update as PC declared my longer post ‘soppy and sappy’. A few readers begged for the sappy version, I recently published the sappy post, but buried it in the archives. Giving a heads up to those who declared they wanted the longer story, albeit it is months old.
Discovered a new health tip this week, Bass has had an ongoing cough each night/morning. My dear friend Margaret recommended placing some drops of eucalyptus oil on the soles of his feet as he went to bed. He woke up the next morning cough free!!!! So simple, so effective:)
Coconut oil is on my ‘to do’ research list at present, any readers have information, links to share?
I’m in a mystery reading rut at present, one can only read so many murders you know. I was thinking of tackling the biography genre next, anyone have any great suggestions? Or perhaps you have another genre you’d recommend for me to pursue, I’m willing to be persuaded.
On the weekend whilst one team was painting the exterior of the house, the younger children were the ‘Fireweed Team’. With garbage bags in arms they were busy patrolling and ridding the paddock of fireweed. Yesterday I knew for certain that the ‘no fireweed’ mantra was embedded when I overheard a conversation. Driving through the bush for the first time to a new friend’s home, the children were excited to see a lush, fertilised paddock, favourable comments were made, “Look at the green paddock!!” but then the cry went up, “Oh no, look at all the fireweed!!”