Welcome to my blog. I write about life as a Christian wife, mother of eight children, and grandmother.


New Family Photo's

Rankin Family 2014

Allow me to introduce this fantastic group of kids:

Our oldest son, Jon and his wife, Allie.

Jon and Allie live in St. Louis area

and own their own real estate and development company.

Our only daughter, Bailee and husband, Jeremy.

Bailee and Jeremy live in Louisiana where Jeremy works for Schlumberger, and Bailee works for Volunteers of America.

The guys who live away from home: Peter, Wes, and Andrew.

Peter attends a liberal arts college in northern Missouri.

Wes is a product manager for Victoria Secret.

Andrew is a cowboy on a cattle ranch near Big Sandy, Montana.

The guys who live at home: Josiah, Nathaniel, and Benjamin.

Josiah is a sophomore in high school.

Nathaniel turns two this fall.

Benjamin is a freshman at a local community college.

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