Tag Archive: Q & A

Adopting, Character Training, Selecting Books: 4 Moms Q & A

Becky asked, Has your family ever considered adopting and what service projects do you guys do? Yes, we’ve considered and have actively pursued adopting on several occasions. So far, the Lord has firmly closed the door, but we remain open to this possibility. As far as service projects, we believe that God has specifically called…

Q & A: Toddlers in Worship, Sick Friends, Homeschooling with Baby, and Fermenting

I’m answering more of your FB questions today. Kelsey wondered, How do you teach your young toddlers (one year olds) to behave during family worship time? Any pointers? I love these questions because the work is already done. You may read about this in my posts Keeping Little Ones in Worship and Teaching Little Ones…

Picky Eaters, Bed-Wetters and More About Bossy Siblings: 4 Moms Q & A

It’s that time when the 4 Moms of many devote an entire post to answering reader questions. This week there were a lot of follow up questions about last week’s post about Bossy Older Siblings, so I’ll start with some of those. PJB said, “Are you sure that things like, “Not listening to wise counsel”…

Simple Boy’s Haircut Tutorial

Simple boy's haircut hair cut nicholas

Cutting hair can save a family hundreds of dollars a year, not to mention the time it saves to not have to schedule and travel to appointments. I’ve been cutting my husband’s and boy’s (and girl’s) hair since God brought them into my life. I’m not an expert and I occasionally have a BIG OOOPS,…

Q & A: Haircuts, Bed Wetting, Sleeping, College, Chores and Menu Plans

No, it’s not Thursday, but here on RO the 4 Moms post is coming a day late because I goofed when I read the schedule and wrote on the wrong topic. So today I’m answering some reader questions: Monique, my real life friend, admitted feeling guilty when she asked, “How do you cut little boys…

I Goofed

Part of the Olive and Cardamom clan

Today the 4 Moms are supposed to answer reader questions. We’re certainly not talking about keeping up your energy (that’s next week). Since I obviously can’t read a simple schedule, I wrote all about keeping up your energy and didn’t realize my mistake until this morning when I saw that a FB reader mentioned the…

Q & A: Beginning Homeschooling, Potty Training and Newborns

It’s time again for the 4 Moms to answer some reader questions. In this post I’m answering questions about beginning homeschooling, the first few weeks with a newborn, keeping the car/van clean and potty training. Maria wondered about potty training and how to prevent the process for dragging on for years. Bella (22 months) is…

Courtship, Dating and Purity: 4 Moms Q & A

Once a month the 4 Moms take some time to answer reader questions. This month, I’m continuing to work my way through the fabulous list questions that you all came up with on Facebook last month. Michelle Givler asked, “Do you believe in courtship or dating and what does that look like to you and…

Interview with Kim Brenneman, Author of Large Family Logistics

This week the 4 Moms are interviewing Kim Brenneman author of Large Family Logistics the book and the blog. Kim has graciously agreed to answer some questions about managing a large family.

Doubts: 4 Moms Q & A

Welcome to this weeks edition of 4 Moms, 35 Kids: How Moms of Many Manage.  This week we’re answering reader questions or in my case, I’m answering one reader question. Rachel at Quirky Momma asks, What words of advice or encouragement would you offer a mom who is full of doubts regarding her family’s growth,…