Emily

Look back just a few years ago, and can you see a few changes in your life?  I know I can.  Some of them are drastic.  Several years ago, however, I never would have expected the changes. When I was a younger mother, I was surrounded by several little ones.  Some days seemed so hard […]

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The homemaker’s life can encompass a vast amount of tasks and roles.  Our work at home is great and varied.  We also may have many things that we have to do repeatedly every day, or almost every day, such as cleaning, cooking, laundry, teaching our children, organizing, etc.  We may also treat our family for […]

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For most families, this is a time of lots of shopping and gift-giving, as the year comes to a close.  Quite possibly, you have completed your Christmas shopping, but maybe you still have a few things to purchase.  Even if all of your shopping has been done, this post may have some helpful information as […]

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  Thanksgiving is now over and the Christmas rush has begun.  We feel it right after the day of giving thanks to God–the very next day brings the “Black Friday” sales.  I have nicknamed it “black-eye Friday” because of the craziness that often entails as mobs of people dive after bargains in favorite stores.  I […]

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Some words to ponder today and to think of every day: “Christianity begins in the home. If not there, it is nowhere. We may attend meetings, and sing hymns, and join devoutly in prayer. We may give money to the poor, and send missionaries and Bibles to the heathen. We may organize societies of every […]

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I just love dressing femininely.  It is wonderful to be a woman, to be different from men.  My daughters have told me they know I am coming because they can hear my skirt “swishing” as I approach.  I didn’t always wear skirts all the time, but one day I decided to in order to become more […]

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In day-to-day life, in the busyness of the home, we may have a tendency to lose track of what is most important.  There is laundry to wash, fold, and put away.  There is mending to be done, academics to teach to our children, three meals to provide for hungry bellies every day.  There is shopping […]

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Dear Mothers at Home, In our current times, we must be aware that this road we have chosen–the path to raise our daughters to be homemakers–is a road less travelled.  Many years ago, it was common, and normal, to raise daughters to be keepers at home.  The expectation was not that your daughters would be […]

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