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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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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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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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13 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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5 In Faith/ Motherhood

3 Ways to Serve Jesus as a SAHM

I grew up with missionaries as parents. Their job was to tell others about Jesus and to serve the church. As a family, we were always doing something related to service. Even when my parents stopped being missionaries, are lives were still full of service. Now, as a parent, I often struggle with what types of things I can do to serve God as a stay at home mom. Because I have young kids and no family to help look…

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3 In Motherhood/ Pregnancy

My Favorite Maternity Dress: PinkBlush

In case you haven’t heard the news yet…I AM EXPECTING! Yes…this will make baby number 7 and we couldn’t be happier. The kids are thrilled, and I am bombarded with excited questions every day. It might be a long summer! Speaking of summer…I have actually never been very pregnant during the summer months. I mean, I have been very early pregnant, and then I have a June baby and a July baby. The July date was pretty brutal. This time,…

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