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3 Ways To Survive Potty Training

Here’s a riddle for you: On the best of days, you never miss once. On the worst days, there are accidents galore. What am I? Answer: Potty Training. That lovely time where you take your beautiful little child and step them carefully out of the last part of babyhood and usher in the big-kid. For some, it goes super smooth.…

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Learning To Be Still In A Hectic World

Last night I had a hard time sleeping. Even though it was quite late, and I was physically exhausted, my brain refused to shut down and quiet down. Instead, I had this long line of racing thoughts. Things to do, things I forgot to do, things to remember to do. A giant, rambling to-do list ran through my head. Then…

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5 Amazing Online Resources For Eclipse 2017

In just a few short days the moon will orbit the earth in such a way that it blocks out the sun – also known as an eclipse. Some parts of the US will experience a total eclipse where the sun is blocked out completely. Other parts of the country will experience on a partial eclipse. Either way, it’s pretty…

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Back To Homeschool

(This post contains affiliate links. Affiliate links may earn me a commission at no additional cost to you. All companies listed here are ones that I have either used previously or will be using this year. For more information on affiliate links see my Disclosures.) August is here and if you are homeschooling this fall it’s time to get serious…

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What Are You Yoked To?

It’s a strange thing being yoked to your sin. Stranger still when you don’t even realize it but when you are in the midst of walking away from God slowly, you can’t see it. You just keep walking. And the moment things go wrong, the moment something hits you like a ton of bricks you start to wonder where is…

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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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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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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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