Why Johnny Can’t Type – Repeated Practice Makes Progress

Why Johnny can't type

This post includes affiliate links. Thanks for your support of this site!  Please see my disclosure for more information.   I recently had the opportunity to review the learn-to-type program, Keyboard Classroom in our homeschool.  Technology is all around us, and more than ever, computers are a huge part of daily life.  In … [Read more...]

An Instant Homemaking Library

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Have you heard about The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle sale? It doesn't start until next week, but I wanted to give you a heads up in case you want to make a plan or budget to buy it.  I can't spill all the details just yet, but I will tell you this - it's ah-may-zing!  So many great books and resources for an incredible … [Read more...]

Homemaking Resources and Babies & Beyond Link-Up #42

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I'm really excited to share with you that The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is back this spring and even better than before! If you aren't familiar with what The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is, here is a quick rundown: Tons of resources to help you in the many areas of homemaking like, meal planning, recipes, homeschooling, parenting, budgeting, … [Read more...]

Live Out Loud – MOM 2 MOM Monday {guest post – Shirley}

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My 17 year old daughter and I attended a ladies only event called Live Out Loud on March 8, 2014.   How fitting that this date was also the International Women's Day, too! The Live Out Loud Conference was held last year in the same location in Elloree, SC.  While it was certainly close enough and I wanted to go, I was … [Read more...]

F is for Filing – The ABCs of Homeschooling {guest post – Chelli}

F is for Filing

  It doesn’t take too many years into your homeschool journey before you realize that there is a LOT of paper involved, loose papers, notebooking pages, art projects, workbooks. Pretty soon your house starts to look like one huge unorganized filing cabinet! I knew that I wanted to control the paper monster in two ways: 1) have all the … [Read more...]

Printable Easter Story Trivia Game

Printable Easter Story Trivia Game

  Today I'm over at Hip Homeschool Moms sharing an Easter Story trivia game that I made to share with y'all (I'm getting ready for our move to Texas).   If you are looking for a break from all the Easter crafts and goodies, but still want to have some family fun while keeping your focus on Christ, try out this easy-to-make, … [Read more...]

Writing a Birth Plan and Babies & Beyond Link-Up #41

Babies & Beyond Link-Up; link up your posts related to pregnancy, babies, birth, and motherhood

I started writing a post for the link up this week about things to consider when writing a birth plan, but it got a bit long, so I decided to make it it's own post and just link to it here. Over the past couple years of blogging I've had several readers ask me about birth plans so I decided to write up a post and add it to the Preparing for Baby … [Read more...]

Things to Consider When Writing a Birth Plan

Things to Consider When Writing a Birth Plan

Every parent wants the birth of their child(ren) to go off without a hitch.  Nobody wants to go into labor prematurely.  Nobody wants an emergency c-section.  Nobody wants complications during their labor or delivery.  And most parents would rather avoid any unnecessary interventions or treatments. Unfortunately, when it … [Read more...]

Taking Time Out for Your Kids – MOM 2 MOM Mondays {guest post – Virginia}

Taking Time Out For Your Kids - Mom 2 Mom Mondays

  Moms are busy, there's no denying that. And sometimes I find that I'm so preoccupied with the responsibility of running a household that I miss the simple and obvious things. Amidst coordinating schedules and feeding everyone (which feels like a full time job in itself!), I overlook opportunities to take time to enjoy my kids. Some of … [Read more...]

Moms of Many – I Want You!

Contributors wanted

My Joy-Filled Life is growing! I am currently seeking full and part-time contributors.  I am looking for writers that are also moms of many for a new feature on my site called Fruitful Families – Growing in Size :: Growing in Faith.  Lord willing, my hope is that this feature will eventually become its own site. What constitutes being … [Read more...]