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Stop and Smell the Roses

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Are you ready to stop and smell the roses? Grab this printable and let’s make the most of this time with the kiddos. Kids don’t keep! As I talked about in Sunday’s newsletter, I’m often tempted to stop time, to freeze my family life just right where it is so that I don’t miss anything, […]

Wanted: The Real You

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Do you know what your family needs from you? Not perfection. Not Pinterest. They need what God’s given them: the real you.  That girl? Dressed to coordinate with Legoland colors and in her happy place, surrounded by Lego Friends sets? She’s teaching me a lot. Sure, as baby number 6 with more chronic health issues […]

Why I Work From Home

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work from home? Or why you would even want to? Here’s why (and a little bit of how) I work from home. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for […]

Books I Read in April

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It’s time for us to Book it, folks! Share what books you read this month and let’s compare notes! This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. I’m not sure how it […]

My Biggest Mistake as a Mom

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My biggest mistake as a mom has nothing to do with the type of schooling or the car I drive. Or even choosing to buy disposable diapers. It has to do with honesty. My eldest will be 19 this year. That means I’ve been a mom for almost two decades! That also means I’ve made […]

Speak the Truth in Love to Our Children

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Our kids don’t have a context for our correction. They don’t know how fiercely we love them. We need to speak the truth in love. When I had my first child, my mother and my mother-in-law both kind of went ga-ga. They were enraptured with this little boy that God had given us. It was […]

10 Things to Do When You Feel Like a Failure as a Mom

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Every mom encounters a day when she feels like a failure. Don’t let those days rob you of the joy of your family. Here are 10 things to do when those days come. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks […]

Books I Read in March

Books for March

Looking for some good books to read? Here are the books I read in March. Check out this month’s book reviews and share what you’ve been reading. This post contains one or more affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. […]