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14 In Faith/ Motherhood/ Personal Growth

Why And How To Start Journaling As A Mom

Why should you, as a mom, know how to start journaling?  Journaling can be a way of freedom for the mom that feels stuck, either mentally or physically.   What do I mean?   Well, when I was a teenager I had a lot of issues.  I had overprotective parents and zero friends. Yea, it was a bad situation.  So during the summers I really had nothing to do, no camp, no parks, nothing except time to journal. This outlet…

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5 In Faith/ Family/ Motherhood/ Planning

A Bible Journal For Moms | FROM THE HEART Journal

Have you ever been too busy to spend time with God? Yeah, me too. It’s not that I don’t want to…I really, truly do. I crave that time with my Bible and the Lord. But as a busy homeschooling mom of 7, I know there is always something to do, always someone who needs something. I know, without a doubt, that if I spend time with God each day, he will bless that time abundantly and help me get through…

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3 In Blogging/ Personal Growth/ Pruvit

GEM Personality Test For Work At Home Moms

I have always found personality tests so interesting. They give insight into who I am, but more importantly, they show me how to work well with others. As a home business owner, I find it so helpful when I know how to connect with others and bring out the best in them. The 4 Personality Gems test is one of my favorites and comes from the motivational speaker Dani Johnson.  Johnson says, “You have all four Gem characteristics in you. …

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0 In Motherhood

Healthy Snack Ideas For Picky Toddlers

Life is busy, right mama? We have little people to take care of, husbands to love on, businesses to run, and don’t forget a little self care! I know from experience that feeding our little ones healthy snacks can be stressful at times. We tend to think about dinner, and occasionally lunch and breakfast, but snacks can go by the wayside. Toddlers love to snack…they graze all day long! That grazing is actually healthier for them in the long run,…

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1 In Homemaking/ Motherhood/ Simplify The Season

Simple Crafts to Entertain Children During The Holidays

It is hard to believe that the Christmas season is here already. The older I get, the faster the months go by! Although to be fair, I did just have my 7th baby in November, so that month was a blur! We are just starting to get back into a routine now, but it is still slow going. I am soaking up all the baby snuggles I can get! With the holiday season here already, many people are feeling the…

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6 In Pregnancy

Must Have Postpartum Essentials For Those First 6 Weeks

Must Haves for Postpartum Recovery in those 6 weeks

That big day is almost here and you can’t wait…or can you? You have been preparing for the big event for months, right? No matter what kind of birth you have – vaginal, cesarean, medicated, unmedicated, etc. – there are certain things we all experience after birth. I am about to have my 7th baby and have been pulling together my must haves for postpartum myself, so I thought I would share my favorites with you all. This post contains affiliate…

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14 In Motherhood/ Pregnancy

Top 10 Must Have Pregnancy Essentials

Must Have Items for every pregnancy

I am currently pregnant with my 7th baby…yes, you read that correctly! I have one son and 5 daughters and this baby is also a girl! It is safe to say I have some experience with pregnancy, and have used my share of pregnancy items over the last 14 years. I always get asked about items and products that I use during pregnancy and am happy to share any knowledge I might have. I thought it would be helpful to…

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2 In Motherhood

Guide To Your Best Fall Ever

FALL IS HERE! Fall is really here and I couldn’t be happier. Fall is hands down my favorite season and it is beautiful in New England. I love everything about fall – the smells, the colors, the crisp air, the leaves crunching on the ground, raking, apple and pumpkin picking, baking…I could just go on and on. Have you noticed that everything is now Pumpkin Spice..or Caramel Apple? In celebration of my favorite season, my friends and I have pulled…

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2 In Faith

Created to Create 2 || Bible Journaling || Week 1

CREATED TO CREATE 2 ILLUSTRATED FAITH BIBLE JOURNALING

Hey friends! I am excited to share with you a peek into my Journaling Bible. I have received so many questions on Instagram about my journaling process and I thought it would be helpful to share more detail about how I actually journal in my Bible…yes, I color in my Bible! For the month of September, I am working through the newest Illustrated Faith Devotional Kit, Created To Create 2. As you may have guessed, this kit was in response…

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7 In Faith/ Planning

Created to Create || Bible Journaling Kit

Friends, I am so excited to be sharing the newest Illustrated Faith Bible Journaling Kit with you! Many of you know I have really gotten into Bible Journaling over the last couple months and these kits make it so easy and enjoyable. I have looked at Instagram pictures for awhile, thinking I wish I could do what those creative people are doing…but that is just not me. Now, thanks to Illustrated Faith…I have found my creative side again! What is…

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