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I Can’t Wait to Homeschool! (or How to Prepare for Teaching Your Kids at Home)

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This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. We decided that we were going to homeschool when I was pregnant with our first child. We didn’t really have an idea how were going to pull that off, […]

5 Crazy Things I Do to Keep Things Together

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Heads up: This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Life can be crazy. The unexpected is sure to raise its head and knock your best plans off course. “Simple living” is a good thing to strive […]

How to Make Working Out Work for You

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 Wondering how to work in working out? Here are some ways to help you include workout exercises into your every day. I am not an athlete. I am a book worm, a homebody, an indoorsy kind of person. I understand when my 11-year old says he’d rather be creative than do something athletic. But, I […]

Why You Should Rent a Condo on Your Next Family Vacation

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There are a multitude of benefits to rending a condo on your next family vacation, especially if you have more than two children. Once upon a time you could squeeze a family with three or four children in a hotel room and it worked out great for a family vacation. I remember. Once upon a […]

Summer Fun: Reading Hour

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Summer reading is a great habit for both kids and adults to get into. Find a good book for kids and enjoy it together or encourage a daily reading hour for your child to take the adventure on his own. This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, […]

5 Ways to Live Healthier

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Here are five simple ways to live a healthier lifestyle. One of my goals this summer is to continue down the road toward living a healthier lifestyle. I realize that there is a vast array of opinions on what that looks like. In my 41 years of life on this planet, the public understanding has […]

Enjoy the Gift!

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I lived a pretty over-confident childhood. For the most part, I had few self-esteem problems. (Read: I typically thought of myself more highly than I ought to have.) It wasn’t until the year of the miscarriages that I truly realized the world didn’t revolve around me. It was a hard realization. One of my take-aways was […]

Are You Putting Too Much on Your Plate?

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If you cram too much on your plate, you might get a stomachache. Wise decision making is necessary on the buffet line — and in real life. Sometimes we act like life is Thanksgiving Dinner. We’re so worried that we’ll miss an opportunity that we heap things on. We fill our plates full and hope […]