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5 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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14 In Homemaking/ Motherhood/ Personal Growth

My Favorite Podcasts for Christian Women

Podcasts for Christian Women, Christian mothers

I listen to a podcast almost daily. I hardly ever wear headphones, which means most of the time I’m listening, my children are also listening. We know that what we fill our minds with each day is what will eventually come out of our mouths. Romans 10:17 tells us this: “So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.” What we listen to has the power to deepen of weaken our faith. That is why it is important that we…

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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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27 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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1 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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