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TERRYN

0 In Essential Oils/ Healthy Living/ Natural Mom

What We Used To Naturally Treat a Respiratory Virus

After two years, the time finally came when my family was struck with the virus that the world has been obsessing over. Before I tell you how we managed, you should know that we are a family of ten, with 8 children ages 17 down to one. Our ten year old daughter was diagnosed with leukemia in January of 2021, so we have basically been in quarantine for a year. We have a prayer group dedicated to her journey and…

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0 In Modere/ Working From Home

How To Become a Modere Social Marketer With the Fastest Growing Team

If you’re reading this you’ve probably heard a little bit about Modere and are wondering if becoming a Modere Social Marketer could be a good fit for you. Modere is a 30-year-old clean + healthy lifestyle brand who flipped their business model to Social Retail 5 years ago. Some people have questioned the change, but it has been hugely successful, for good reason. It is reassuring to know this company is stable, but seeing huge momentum right now. The company is entering into momentum phase – the…

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0 In Homeschooling

How To Simplify Homeschool Planning When Your Current Plan Isn’t Working

Homeschool planning can be exciting and fun, especially when you first start your homeschool journey. It’s been said, after all, “People don’t plan to fail, they fail to plan.” While planning in a way that suits your learning and teaching style and your family’s personalities can be helpful, it should not enslave you. I’ve experienced times in our homeschool that were really overwhelming and left me feeling defeated, primarily because I had allowed the “open-and-go” plans to become the boss of…

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0 In Homeschooling

6 Ways To Simplify Your Homeschool During a Stressful Season

Any homeschool mom can tell you that even in a good season, homeschooling presents its share of challenges. Homeschooling involves a learning curve for most moms—from the trial and error of finding a functional daily rhythm, to figuring out curriculum, to managing home and extracurriculars, to learning your child’s learning style. And heaven help you if your kid’s learning style differs from yours!   When we find ourselves in the middle of rough times, whether it be weeks on end…

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0 In Christmas - Simplify The Season

Emmanuel Grapevine Wreath Ornament

This impressionistic ornament helps us remember that God came to be with us as Emmanuel. You may want to supervise your children when they make this ornament, as it does use hot glue or tacky glue.   Emmanuel Grapevine Wreath Ornament SUPPLIES: Small grapevine wreath (available at Michaels and Hobby Lobby) White felt, cut to approximately 5 inches by 2 inches Hot glue or tacky glue Wood bead Yellow chenille stem, cut to approximately 3 inches White craft foam, cut…

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0 In Christmas - Simplify The Season

Cinnamon Stick Cross Craft

This simple craft reminds us of the true reason for the season and makes a lovely Christmas ornament that kids can easily make using cinnamon sticks and wired garland.   Cinnamon Stick Cross Ornament Craft:   SUPPLIES: 2 cinnamon sticks Wired gold garland (available at Dollar Tree) Wooden gold star (available at Hobby Lobby) Glue Ornament hook INSTRUCTIONS: Place the two cinnamon sticks in a cross pattern and wind the garland around the cinnamon sticks in a figure-8 pattern to…

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0 In Christmas - Simplify The Season/ Homeschooling

Huge FREE Bundle of Christmas Printables For Your Family

The Christmas season is in full swing and I could not be happier. I am one of those people who start to decorate on the first day of November, and I don’t feel bad about it at all. The world right now is still in disarray from 2020, and our 2021 was a hundred times worse with our daughter being diagnosed with leukemia and our 8th baby having seizures. So, yes…I am all about bringing some Christmas cheer into this house!  …

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0 In DIY & Crafts

DIY Fall Farmhouse Clothesline Pumpkin

This Farmhouse style Pumpkin DIY is so cute, and you’d never know it was made from a clothesline! If you have some rope, you could do the same thing. I chose a clothesline because it is naturally a longer piece of rope. The only thing you may have to pick up is a pineapple decor item from your local dollar store. So simple and so affordable!   This adorable DIY Pumpkin would look great on top of a bookshelf, your…

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1 In Homeschooling

20 Watermelon Activities & Crafts For Kids

Check out this cool list of watermelon activities for kids! Kids of all ages will love trying out these watermelon ideas and activities and having fun this summer making crafts, experimenting, and learning!   This list includes 20 awesome watermelon activities with lots of fun ideas and watermelon themed activities to do with your kids this summer. There are watermelon activities you can do indoors or outdoors, watermelon crafts of all sorts, watermelon science activities, and watermelon learning activities. Your kids…

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0 In DIY & Crafts

Fall DIY Dollar Tree Farmhouse Tray Pumpkin

Fall just screams DIY Pumpkin crafts to me. Anyone else feel that way? This DIY is such a simple craft for fall and is so affordable. You may even have the supplies lying around your house!   If you love all things farmhouse, DIY, home decor and more, you may feel right at home in The Gathering community! Join us! We will be chatting about a new southern farmhouse home decor line launching soon!   DIY Dollar Tree Farmhouse Tray…

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