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TERRYN

4 In Homeschooling

Free Homeschool Book Report Printables

As a homeschooling mom, sometimes I want to give my kids a fun way to work on comprehension and writing. A little something different than their usual Language Arts curriculum. My kids love filling out worksheets that are based around a season or a holiday, so I created some simple Book Report printables. These FREE Book Report forms are a nice way to ease your child into book reports or book reviews. They guide them in the writing and review process and…

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1 In Homeschooling

Tips To Start Your Homeschool Week On The Right Foot

Every week, I see the memes about how much people dread Mondays. I hear from moms who can’t wait to have their children back in school, and honestly, it makes me sad. Mondays may be my favorite day of the week. I love our lazy Saturdays and going to church on Sundays, but there is something about the fresh start of a Monday that brings me such joy. I’m so thankful that Monday doesn’t have to bring me trepidation as…

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11 In Homemaking/ Organizing/ Planning/ Productivity

Create an Evening Routine For a Better Morning

If you struggle in the morning, you may want to think about your evenings. What do I mean when I say that? Well, I have learned that in order to have a successful morning, I need to follow a specific evening routine. The success of my morning truly depends on what I do the night before. My routines have changed over the years, depending on the season of life I’m in, and my goals and intentions. But no matter what…

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2 In Family

5 Simple Ways To Make Your Mornings Brighter

This post is sponsored by The Hillshire Brands Company. The thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Mornings with lots of little ones can be chaotic. Add homeschooling into that mix and chaos can easily reign over the day, if you let it. Over the years I have learned how important it is to have a solid morning routine that sets up your day for success. Of course, this doesn’t always go as planned, because I am a mom…

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11 In Blogging

Core Content For Bloggers || Should You Create It?

Have you heard of Core Content before? You have likely heard of cornerstone or pillar content for your blog. These terms mean the same thing – Core Content. Many blogs fail to get past that initial slump because they do not have any Core Content on their site. I’m going to explain what exactly Core Content is and why you need it on you blog, and then give you some tips and guidelines on creating it for your blog. What…

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5 In Bible Study

Women Of The Bible || DaySpring Bible Journaling Kit

I am beyond excited to share this news with you! Today is “launch Day” for the new DaySpring Bible Journaling kit, Women Of The Bible: Stronger Together. There have been some changes lately in the Bible Journaling world and I am excited to share with you, as well as answer some questions I have been receiving. This kit was sent to me as part of the DaySpring Launch Team, but all opinions are my own.    Bible Journaling News If…

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6 In Family Travel

The Perfect Hotel For Families || The Residence Inn

Before we had children, my husband an I used to travel quite frequently. Most people think of romantic, sunny beaches when they think of traveling; we have always enjoyed visiting cities. There’s just something about the vibrancy of cities that has always appealed to us. As we started adding children, we realized that traveling can be quite the undertaking, never mind traveling to cities! We really didn’t want to give up traveling, so as our family has grown, we have…

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9 In Food/ Healthy Living/ Ketogenic Lifestyle

5 High Fat Foods To Help You Lose Weight

We have heard it before: Gram for gram, fat has more than twice the calories of protein or carbohydrates, and eating too many calories leads to weight gain; therefore, people should eat less fat. Right? Not so fast. While reducing calories does work for short-term weight loss, sustainable, long-term weight loss is a bit more complicated. According to the The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, long-term weight loss depends on how the body processes and interacts with food and all its nutrients, not just its calories. How else could…

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12 In Family Travel

A Review of The Inn At St. Botolph | Boston

Traveling with a large family can be difficult, especially in cities. We love to travel as a family, as always have. We started traveling as a couple and have continued to travel, no matter how many kids we have added. The only thing that gets a bit difficult is finding hotels that can accommodate larger families. When I found we were going to Boston, I started my research and found The Inn at St. Botolph, located behind the Hynes Convention…

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22 In Personal Growth/ Productivity/ Working From Home

25 Must Read Books For Personal Growth & Development

Whether you call it personal growth or personal development, self help or self improvement; the goal is the same. We want to grow and develop into the kind of person we know we can be.  There are many books out there promising to help you be more, do more, be less, do less. How do you know which ones you should invest in? Which personal growth books are worth your money and your time? Which personal development books will help…

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