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Family

The Mommy Wars – Why Are We Divided?

In America, we love to categorize. Whether it’s activities, hobbies, neighborhoods, or people, we are always grouping things. Maybe it’s because we are taught patterns and grouping in school at a young age? Or because it’s easier to put things together within similar parameters. It doesn’t really matter why we do it though. The fact of the matter is that…

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Homeschool

Homeschooling – How To Get Started – Part 5

(This is the fifth post in a series on how to get started homeschooling. Use the links here to connect with the first, second, third, or fourth posts, if you missed them!) (This post may contain affiliate links. For a full description of affiliate links please see my Privacy Policy/Disclosures.) As they say, all good things must come to an…

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Family

Summer Camp – Taking On New Experiences

Summer vacation is in full swing in my house and the kids are enjoying their lazy days. Summer brings a more relaxed schedule and a slower pace. No longer are we concerned with due dates, our schedules structured with obligations. Rather, summer affords more time to play, read, explore, and just relax. Summer is also a time for growing, taking…

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Homeschool

Homeschool – How To Get Started – Part 4

(This is the fourth post in a series on how to get started homeschooling. Use the links here to connect with the first, second, or third posts, if you missed them!) (This post may contain affiliate links. For a full description of affiliate links please see my Privacy Policy/Disclosures.) For me, this series has been an amazing journey! Compiling this…

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Homeschool

Homeschool – How To Get Started – Part 3

(This is the third post in a series on how to get started homeschooling. If you missed the first post, you can read it here.The second post can be found here.) (This post may contain affiliate links. For a full description of affiliate links please see my Privacy Policy/Disclosures.) Wow! Can you believe we are on the third post in…

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Faith

Mary & Martha – A Tale of Two Sisters

(This post contains affilate links. See my disclosures for more information.) If you are unfamilar with the story of Mary and Martha, or just haven’t read it in a while, why not do that first?. Real quick. Head over to Luke, chapter 10, verses 38-42. Go ahead. I’ll wait. Done? I hope so because it may be a short story,…

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Homeschool

Homeschool – How To Get Started – Part 2

(This is the second post in a series on how to get started homeschooling. Click here to read the first post. Look for additional posts soon!) (This post may contain affiliate links. For a full description of affiliate links please see my Privacy Policy/Disclosures.) Getting Started – Part 2 In the first post of this series, we looked at what…

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Family

Overwhelmed or Just Unfocused?

Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Like there’s just too much to do. You have too many things calling for your attention, but too little time to take care of it all. I’ve been feeling like that for a week. Seriously. This past week I’ve been so overwhelmed that I’m actually stuck in place. Unsure where to go, what to do…

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Family

Raising Helpers – Teaching Kids To Love Helping

The world needs more helpers. Those people who are willing to lend a hand, do the dirty work, or simply offer encouragement and company. Raising helpers in this world is not an easy task, but it’s one that is high on my priority list. Teach Them Young I often use the phrase, “You want to help Mommy?” in my home.…

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