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3 In Motherhood

When You Have To Supplement || Transitioning To Bottles

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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 Christmas - Simplify The Season/ Homemaking/ Motherhood

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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0 In Christmas - Simplify The Season

Simple Tips To Make The Most Of Your Baby’s First Christmas

Christmas is a magical time of the year, and a baby’s first Christmas makes the season even more special. Instead of getting caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season, use these tips to be intentional, simplify, and truly enjoy your baby’s first Christmas.   Don’t overschedule   Parties, programs, and friends are all vying for your attention during the Christmas season. But listen to me closely: it’s okay to say no.   There will be things that…

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14 In Christmas - Simplify The Season

How To Make Your December Birthday Baby Feel Special

How to Make Your December Baby Feel Special on Their Birthday   December is one of the worst months to have a birthday.  Everyone is so busy with Christmas and the holidays that your birthday gets lost in the shuffle.  As an adult, it’s not a big deal.  But as a kid, it’s crushing. I remember being so jealous of my friends.  Everyone could come to their birthday-party-on-their-actual-birthday.  No one tried to cheap out on their present.  Friends and relatives…

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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 Homeschooling

Planning For The Unexpected In Your Homeschool

We have been through a lot over these last 10 days, haven’t we? We have created all these plans for our homeschool, from our goals to our schedules to our schoolroom and homemaking.   What happens when things don’t go as planned? Gasp, I know! As a natural planner, it is hard to imagine. But at some point, a child (or six) will fall sick, you may find yourself in the throws of morning sickness, you may face a diagnosis,…

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1 In Homeschooling

Time Management Tips for Homeschool Moms

Time Management for Homeschool Moms - 10 days of homeschool planning

Hey mamas… This is a topic that is near and dear to my heart. I thrive on productivity and frequently write about it, but likely not in the way you are thinking. To me, time management and productivity mean being realistic…not… “getting it all done.” Before I give you my time management tips for homeschool moms, I want you to know that this post will not be about ways you can fit 28 hours into your 24 hour day. This…

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19 In Faith/ 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 or weaken our faith. That is why it is important…

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29 In Homemaking/ Organizing

How and Why to Start Meal Planning

Meal Plan- Busy Mom- Meal Prep - How to Meal Plan - How to Meal Prep

Moms, we hear it all the time, don’t we? The question that can make us sigh and roll our eyes or want to hide in a corner. We don’t know the answer today and we know we won’t have the answer tomorrow.   “Mom, what’s for dinner?”   If your house is anything like mine, the questions start around 10AM- right after they’ve had breakfast and a snack. As a homeschool mom, I love and encourage curious minds, but seriously?…

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