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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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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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15 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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31 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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