The Value of Teaching Virtues to Homeschool Kids

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Have you ever been asked if you would like to teach a class at your homeschool co-op, but have no idea what you should or even could teach?   (Product links contain affiliate links. Read my full disclosure here.)   Well, I have the PERFECT class for you! I guarantee you can teach it. No training required! We Choose Virtues is a wonderfully designed curriculum that will help you in teaching valuable virtues to the students at your co-op. I … Read More

Most Popular Posts of 2017

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2017 was a great year! Over the course of the year, I posted 70 posts including my Living the Full Life Series for Write 31 Days where I posted every day (minus one missed day) for October. Out of those 70, I am sharing my five most popular posts of 2017.   (Product Links are affiliate links. Read my full disclosure here.)   Most Popular Posts of 2017   My New Favorite Homeschool Planner If you know me at all, … Read More

Joy! My One Word for 2018

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New Year = New Word. Joy is my one word for 2018, and I am so excited to share with you why and how I came to choose it!     Joy! My One Word for 2018 Before I can talk about this year’s word, I need to recap last year’s one word. My one word for 2017 was Complete. 2017 was a great year, and although I didn’t complete all my goals, it was a year of completeness for … Read More

My 2017 Five-Star Books in Review

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It is time for one of my favorite posts of the year — my five-star books in review post! I read 20 books this year, and I am sharing with you the four books that I rated five-stars and a few four-star honorable mentions. Although I didn’t quite meet my reading goal for this year, I am happy with the accomplishment of 20 books. I read ten physical/kindle books, and I listened to 10 audiobooks. You can check out my … Read More

2017 Goals in Review

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Well, ya’ll… 2107 has come and gone. With only a few days remaining how are you feeling about 2017?  I will tell you how I am feeling – in awe. I am amazed by all that has happened this past year and am excited about what is ahead in 2018. Without further ado, here are my 2017 goals in review!   (Product links are affiliate links. Read my full disclosure here.)   2017 Goals in Review If you remember from my … Read More

Teaching Your Children Thankfulness

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  Do you have those instances in your life that just stick out? You can see them so clearly? One of those of mine is from a doctor’s visit when I was a little girl. I had to go to the doctors and as I left my doctor gave me a tennis ball. He was an avid player and always had a crate of balls in his office. I was so excited. I remember as soon as my mom and … Read More

When Mornings Do Not Work For Morning Basket

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I had heard of the concept of having a morning basket for many years but was reluctant to give it a try. I didn’t know how I could add one more thing to our mornings! Mornings are hard! Let me say that again… MORNINGS ARE HARD.   I received this product for free and was compensated for my time. All opinions are honest, and I was not required to write a positive review.  This post contains affiliate links.      I need at … Read More

Happy Halloween

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Happy Halloween and Happy Last Day of #write31days! Woo Hoo!! For today, I thought I would end with something fun! As I mentioned in yesterdays post, my family is all about doing family Halloween Costumes, so I thought I would share with you from Halloweens pasts!       Halloween 2016 We were Super Heros!   2015 Frozen Cast   2014 Star Wars   2013 Toy Story   2012 Mary Poppins   2011 Wizard of Oz   2010 The Zoo … Read More

Have Traditions

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I think it is important for families to have traditions. Some of our fall traditions are going to our favorite cider mill, carving pumpkins, and of course our family Halloween costume.     Establishing traditions is a way to provide a constant in your families life. No matter what else is going on, you can count on the traditions that are already set in place. Since our family has been active with trick or treating, we have done family Halloween costumes. … Read More

Find Framily

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One of the most significant blessings that Michigan has brought to our lives is the Framily that we have.  What exactly is Framily? Simple, Framily are friends that are more like family. So to do life well, make sure you find framily!       Not having any family in Michigan isn’t the easiest. However, it demands that we reach out and rely on friends for things. I can not express how much the framily that we have made here in … Read More

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