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Finding Alone Time with Your Husband

Finding Alone Time with Your Husband When You Have a Large Family

Alone time. It's that elusive thing that I hear so many other couples talk about enjoying with one another on a regular basis. This precious gem of time that includes only a husband and wife sounds so wonderful but with four children under the age of 8 running about all day, a tight budget that doesn't allow for babysitters, and a work schedule … {Read More}

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FREE Shipping at DaySpring – TODAY ONLY!

This post includes affiliate links. Thanks for your support of this site!  Please see my disclosure for more information.   Today only, receive Free Ground Shipping on all orders at DaySpring! Get your Gifts in time for Christmas, and make a lasting impact with Inspirational Cards & Decor as well.  No minimum order amount; … {Read More}

Teach Money Management with Cashflow

Teach Money Management with CASHFLOW

Thank you to RichDad for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to be financially savvy with CASHFLOW! All opinions are my own. I try to make our homeschool fun!  Whenever I can, I try to incorporate games, field trips, movies, crafts, music, ...... anything I know my kids will enjoy that will make the learning experience more fun, … {Read More}

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Tips for Homeschooling During a Move

We recently made a big move from New York to Texas (maybe you followed along with our road trip to Texas on Instagram).  During the moving process I wanted to keep homeschooling as much and as best as I could, so I a made some changes to our typical schooling routine. Since our house and lives would pretty much be in limbo for about 3 months … {Read More...}

A Serious Education

A Serious Education….. Does NOT Have to Be Serious!

  Sounds crazy doesn't it?  A serious education without being serious?  Isn't a serious education sitting at a desk all day with a straight look on your child's face as they work through all their recommended curriculum (and carefully planned out) from The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Third … {Read More...}

Story Time The Christmas Story

A Christmas Story – Story Time Activities

It’s Story Time again and this month’s story is The Christmas Story by Jane Werner Watson. February Story Time – The Snowy Day March Story Time – Green Eggs and Ham April Story Time – Planting a Rainbow May Story Time – The Very Hungry Caterpillar June Story Time – Blueberries for Sal July Story Time – Big Red Barn August Story Time - The … {Read More...}

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie – Story Time Activities

It’s Story Time again and this month’s story is If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff. February Story Time – The Snowy Day March Story Time – Green Eggs and Ham April Story Time – Planting a Rainbow May Story Time – The Very Hungry Caterpillar June Story Time – Blueberries for Sal July Story Time – Big Red Barn August Story … {Read More...}

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Fall Yarn Leaf Magnets

Fall is my favorite season.  One of the things I enjoy the most about it is the beautiful colors of the changing leaves.  That’s probably why I was drawn to this neat yarn leaf craft. I recently did this craft with my older kids; head over to Hip Homeschool Moms to see how you can make them too! … {Read More...}

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Family

Finding Alone Time with Your Husband

Finding Alone Time with Your Husband When You Have a Large Family

Alone time. It's that elusive thing that I hear so many other couples talk about enjoying with one another on a regular basis. This precious gem of time that includes only a husband and wife sounds so wonderful but with four children under the age of 8 running about all day, a tight budget that doesn't allow for babysitters, and a work schedule … {Read More}

Teach Money Management with Cashflow

Teach Money Management with CASHFLOW

Thank you to RichDad for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to be financially savvy with CASHFLOW! All opinions are my own. I try to make our homeschool fun!  Whenever I can, I try to incorporate games, field trips, movies, crafts, music, ...... anything I know my kids will enjoy that will make the learning experience more fun, … {Read More}

Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Homemade Christmas Ornaments Kids Can Make

Christmas is about 3 weeks away and right now all of our Christmas decorations and ornaments are packed away in storage.  We recently moved out-of-state and are temporarily living in a rental home until our new house is complete.  That won't be until sometime in January, so we will not have access to our Christmas stuff!  So, I … {Read More}

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Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up #12

Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad you are here.  We hope you will join us each Monday at 9am EST to link-up, hop around, encourage others, and be encouraged. The Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up is built on the foundation of 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you … {Read More}

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When Your Spouse Doesn’t Want to Adopt

I thought I’d have four children. Two girls and two boys. The only problem with my plan was that my husband disagreed. “Only two,” he told me. “I can take care of two. I can be a good dad to two.” “Yes,” I answered. “And we can be good parents to more than two as well.” More talking. More late night whispering. More praying. “I want … {Read More}

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Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up #11

Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad you are here.  We hope you will join us each Monday at 9am EST to link-up, hop around, encourage others, and be encouraged. The Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up is built on the foundation of 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you … {Read More}

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