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BIG news here at Keeper of the Home! {VIDEO}by  

Today is a very special day here at Keeper of the Home. So special, in fact, that we’ve been hinting about it here and there for several weeks in our weekly newsletter, on the Facebook page, on Instagram. I guess... Read More

Oliver’s Birth Story (Baby #5!)by  

The weeks and days leading up to Oliver’s birth were a whirlwind.  We had only returned from 3 months of traveling/working/living in Europe 8 weeks before. Right on the tails of that, we were trying hard to finish up the... Read More

Our family’s new addition {and why this was my best first trimester yet}by  

You’d think by number five I’d have learned how to announce this more creatively, but perhaps it’s that with each child, a smaller percentage of my brain seems to be left with full function. (I’m only half kidding on that.)... Read More

Is Our Family Really “Wildly Unconventional”? Listen and Find Out!by  

During the last two weeks of our year-long journey around the world, I had the opportunity to spend an hour talking with one of my dear friends, Tsh Oxendreider of The Art of Simple. We eagerly gabbed about our family's... Read More

The surprising things you learn when escaping the mundane (hint: it isn’t as mundane as you think).by  

It happens every time we slow down. During this whirlwind, around-the-world trip of ours, usually staying in one place for anywhere from one to four weeks is when I feel it most keenly. But every so often, even three days... Read More

12 Things My Children Learned While Worldschooling This Yearby  

I’m probably my toughest critic. As we planned for and embarked on this one-year journey around the globe with our young family (kids ages 8, 5 ½, 3 ½ and 11 months at the time of departure), I had high... Read More

Day in the Life of a Family of Six, Traveling Around the Worldby  

Seeing as our family is currently traveling around the world for a year, one might think that our lives are never-ending adventure, a continual parade of exotic days, unimaginable experiences, and all around pretty darn romantic. Occasionally, that feels true... Read More

Kepler’s Birth Story: Water, Water, Everywhereby  

Seems that I have a pattern of prodromal labor and going late. My babies don't seem late, though, nor do they get too large, so I think I've learned that I can easily let them bake away for an extra... Read More

Baby Boy is Here!by  

Some of you may have seen the announcement on Facebook late last week, but just to make it official... Our newest son was born at home on Wednesday, February 15th at 9:07pm! A birth story with more details is coming,... Read More

September at Our Homeby  

I can hardly believe that fall is upon us already, but the beautiful crimson leaves outside my window attest to the fact that it's true. I am always sad to see the summer go, especially since we had such a... Read More

Even Real Food Bloggers Get the Blues (and How to Keep Nutrition Up in Busy, Stressful Seasons)by  

**I shared our exciting news the other day, which entirely relates to the re-posting of this post from almost exactly one year ago. Morning sickness, fatigue and some other challenging circumstances have made it a real struggle to put decent... Read More

All Our Little Ducks in a Row (And Baby Makes 6)by  

You know you must be tired when you're a writer and you have exciting news and the only way that you can think of announcing it is to simply blurt it out... We're expecting baby #4! Upon returning home from... Read More

Learning to Live With Lessby  

In a little over two months, our family will be moving to a new abode. This move is exciting for a number of reasons. The new house has more bedrooms and will allow us to have a girls bedroom and... Read More

An Update on Our GAPS Diet and Related Q&Aby  

Last week I shared why our family is doing the GAPS diet and what it is all about. We actually began this Monday morning. We haven't seen any amazing results come out of the first 4 days, but we are... Read More

Family Updateby  

Thank you all for your kind words and your prayers! I put out a tweet on Thursday saying that my husband had been released from the hospital Wednesday evening, but there simply hasn't been time for a blog post until... Read More

Seasons of Difficultyby  

As I wrote yesterday's post about our HOPE in the midst of trial, I was reminded of a series of posts that I wrote two years ago in response to our journey through my husband's cancer diagnosis and treatments. I... Read More

Hope in the Midst of Trialby  

It's been a long, hard day. Today was the second day that my husband has been in the hospital, and at this point, we do not know when he will be coming home. Life since Friday has been a fairly... Read More

Getting Sick= Good Practice with Herbs!by  

Wouldn't you know it, that within days of posting on garlic and all of its healing properties, we would come home from a weekend away with several sickies (including myself)? I've spent the last 4 days on a computer fast,... Read More

A Trip to the ERby  

Thank you so much for all your sweet comments, your prayers and your patience with me as I recover and get back to normal! It has meant so much to come on to my blog and read through each of... Read More

Quick Updateby  

Me again :) Thank you all so much for your prayers! I know that God was using them this morning, as I was able to get into the ER with a relatively short wait time, and the doctor who was... Read More

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