Jasmine

The winner of Monday’s Joyfully at Home giveaway is {drumroll please} Misty! And because of the huge number of entrants, I decided to pick two winners. So the second person I’ll be sending a copy of my book to is Shelley C. {I’ve emailed you both} Thank you so much, everyone, for your interest. I […]

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The Shame of Fatigue

by Jasmine on March 7, 2011 in Uncategorized

*This giveaway is now closed* My mom had a sinus infection and I had finally convinced her to go to bed and leave the housework to me, my dad was at work, and my five youngest siblings -all six and under -seemed to be bent on trying my patience. I had a list of things […]

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How do you know that you want to train to keep a home if you’ve never tried to do anything else? It seems a logical question to ask in our relativistic culture -why make one choice before you’ve tried out all of the others? By not going to college, aren’t you narrowing your options -by […]

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A few months ago, it seemed as if love was in the air. Several of my friends -all different ages, and in all stages of life -were announcing dating, courtship, engagement, and marriage news; one of my newlywed friends had even just found out that she was expecting. I was on the phone with one […]

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Whenever a conversation about raising homemakers gets started, you can be sure to expect a few standard responses. The one I most enjoy answering is: “Well, that’s all fine and good if a girl gets married at eighteen or twenty, but that’s not really likely in this day and age. What is she supposed to […]

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