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terryn

6 In Homeschooling

Sonlight Box Day! | Opening Up Our Homeschool Curriculum

TODAY IS BOX DAY! What does that mean? In the homeschool world, it means we get to open our HUGE box of homeschool curriculum! Although we have homeschooled for 7 years, we have never had an official ‘box day’ as I have always pieced our curriculum together. So, today is our very first Sonlight box day and the kids couldn’t be more excited. We are so thankful to Sonlight for graciously giving us one all-subject package and I will be…

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14 In Faith/ Planning

I AM | July 2017 Illustrated Faith Kit

Illustrated Faith July Kit I AM Devotional Bible Journaling

Hello everyone! I’m super excited to bring the newest Illustrated Faith I AM Devotional Kit to you today! They partnered with Melisa Garcia from Pie in The Sky this month and I think you are really going to love her artwork but, most importantly, her heart in this kit. In the Illustrated Faith ‘I Am’ devotional kit, Melisa Garcia invites you on a two-week journey to dig deeper into knowing Christ. “I learned early on that if I wanted to know who I…

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31 In Pregnancy

20 Weeks Pregnant Update

Hey sweet friends! I am now officially 20 weeks pregnant and I thought it would be fun to update you all on how I’m feeling and what symptoms I am experiencing. This is obviously not my first pregnancy, but each pregnancy is different and it is fun to connect with others who understand. We found out via bloodwork some weeks back that this baby is a GIRL! *** This post may contain affiliate links, but all opinions are always honest…

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26 In Homemaking/ Motherhood

Why You Need to Wake Before Your Kids

I can hear you all groaning right now… I know how you feel…As mothers, we are always on the go, always doing something for someone and hardly ever get time for ourselves. Well, that is just the point, my friends. We need time for ourselves each and every day. We need those few moments to restore our soul and feel refreshed. We need to fill up our cups so we can pour out into others. I have gone through many…

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0 In Homeschooling/ Motherhood

10 Must Read Books for Homeschool Moms

There are books every homeschool mom needs to have in her library.   When we made the decision to homeschool, all I wanted to do was read and research. I am a researcher by nature, so I read all I could get my hands on and then some. I still read about various methods and approaches and learning styles, years later. I am always growing and my children and constantly changing, so it helps to have fresh perspective and encouragement…

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8 In Blogging/ Organizing/ Productivity

Productivity Tips for Work at Home Moms

Ok, ladies… I thought I’d share some of the habits and routines I’ve found to be helpful for anyone who currently works from home or is considering it in the future. If you work at an office, I am sure you will still find many of these useful for you. Keep in mind, I work from home with 6 children and we homeschool. So, productivity and resources are a must. This post may contain affiliate links. They do not cost…

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12 In Faith/ Motherhood/ Personal Growth

10 Must Read Books for Christian Moms

This post may contain affiliate links. Any commission I receive from this post will be used to support this blog. At this point, I think it’s safe to say that you all know I am a huge bookworm. I make time to read every single day, even as a busy homeschooling mom. It is that important to me. I read mostly personal growth type books, but often I will read books to inspire and encourage me on my spiritual journey.…

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2 In Homemaking/ Homeschooling/ Organizing/ Planning/ Productivity

2018 DaySpring Agenda Planner Sneak Peek!

Ooh, sweet friends…have I got a TREAT for you! My friends at DaySpring were so generous and sent me a couple of their new 2017-2018 Agendas so I could show you all and give  you a little sneak peek! Many of you know how much of a planner addict I am, so I was beyond thrilled! I have tried more planners than I care to admit, and I use more than I probably should. But this one is seriously a…

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15 In Food/ Healthy Living/ Personal Growth

5 Ways to Mindfully Improve Your Diet in 5 Minutes or Less

We’ve all been there- drawn in by the lure of the “next best” diet only to find ourselves overwhelmed by the time and resources required to make this big change. And, so we do nothing. What if there were some simple habits that you could complete in just a few minutes that would improve how you eat without a major overhaul? Below you will find 5 ways that you can mindfully improve your diet in 5 minutes or less. This…

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11 In Food

Chicken and Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Now that the weather is finally warming around here, it’s time to think about changing up the way I cook for the summer. Like most people, I try to avoid the oven at all costs so we can keep the house somewhat cool. The slow cooker and the grill are my friends, as well as anything I can make without an appliance. That is why this recipe is perfect! Who needs Chipotle??? You can make your own Mexican-inspired chicken burrito…

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