Tag: family

And then there were EIGHT!?!?

And then there were EIGHT!?!?

So much has happened this year! My family has doubled unexpectedly (among other things) so I’m setting new blogging goals! Say a prayer, wish me luck, and sacrifice a chicken under the light of a full moon that this is one goal I’ll be able to stick to!

Posted October 29, 2019 by Jess C. in about me, family, foster care, Note to Self / 0 Comments
Thing 1 Introduces a (hopefully) Semi-regular New Segment: Thing 1’s Thoughts and Rants

Thing 1 Introduces a (hopefully) Semi-regular New Segment: Thing 1’s Thoughts and Rants

Hello readers of Combing Through the Pages, it is I, Thing 1, the eldest of my mother’s children. Wow. That was more dramatic than I thought it would be. Anyway… I’m here to introduce a new segment of posts that I will be doing this summer that are just going to be me ranting about […]

What Jesus Feeding the 5,000 Taught Me About Fostering

What Jesus Feeding the 5,000 Taught Me About Fostering

We haven’t been fostering for very long. Our first placement came to stay with us in December 2017 and left the following November. Of course, that’s the goal of foster care – to help keep families together by providing the guidance and resources necessary to make that happen… But it doesn’t make life any easier […]

Posted June 7, 2019 by Jess C. in faith, foster care / 1 Comment
The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

My Thoughts on The Night Olivia Fell: The love I have for my daughters exceeds anything else found on this earth. If you ask Thing 1, she’d tell you I love my children more than most other parents love theirs… to the point that it gets annoying and suffocating at times! Thing 1 and I […]

Posted May 1, 2019 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
4 Surprises from My First Month on Keto

4 Surprises from My First Month on Keto

I normally wouldn’t share a post like this, but I’m kinda amazed and want to tell anyone who will listen about it… I’ve mentioned in some previous posts about the problems with my neck/ arm but haven’t really given a lot of details about what it’s meant for my daily life. One if the hardest […]

Posted April 11, 2019 by Jess C. in keto diet / 4 Comments
When Jesus Answers by Loren Loving

When Jesus Answers by Loren Loving

This may be one of the most personally rewarding books I’ve ever had the pleasure of reviewing!   My Thoughts on When Jesus Answers: The very first story Loren Loving shares in When Jesus Answers had me in tears. My husband and I began reading the book together while we processed the pain of my […]

Posted March 4, 2019 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments