Chockful List Of My Favorite Things Right Now

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I love reading what other people’s favorite things are. I enjoy seeing what things they use and what things give them joy, what books they have read recently and loved, all of their favorite things.  Today, I thought I would share with you, what things I am loving, so here is a chockful list of my favorite things right now!   Product links are affiliate links. Beauty Products I am going to start off by saying, I think I am … Read More

5 Helpful Resources To Build Character In Your Children

  One of the perks of homeschooling is that we can focus on non-traditional subjects.  Sure, we do our reading, writing, and arithmetic, but we also invest time in other areas of education.  In our home, we hold one’s character in high esteem.  I can teach my kids their multiplication tables and addition facts all day but if I do not instill in them the importance of having good character, as a parent I have missed the goal. Today, I … Read More

5 Simple Ways To Count Your Blessings

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  Counting our blessings is a way for us to stop and give thanks to God for all the gifts He has poured down on us.  Today I am sharing with you 5 Simple Ways To Count Your Blessings.   Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. {James 1:17 NIV} 5 Simple Ways To Count Your Blessings   Keep a Journal So simple, … Read More

5 Things A New Mom Actually Needs

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  Being a new mom leads to needing a lot of new things. Things you never really thought about needing. For instance, when I became a new mom, I needed breast pads, nipple cream, and nursing bras… things I never needed before becoming a mom. However, those types of things are not what I am referring to here.   5 Things A New Mom Actually Needs   Good Self-Care “Self-Care” might be a hot term right now, but self-care is … Read More

Homeschooling Moms How-To Guide For Self-Care

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First, I want to tell you what this post is not going to contain.  I am not going to tell you to drink 8 glasses of water, I am not going to tell you to get up at 5 AM and exercise, and I am not going to tell you that you need to make sure that you are getting 7 – 8 hours of sleep a night and eating a balanced breakfast.  I won’t.  That is all good and … Read More

The Times In Our Lives When We All Need Jesus

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When I first read the prompt {Give Me Jesus} for this week’s #FridayFive for Mrs. Disciple’s link-up, I immediately thought of the song, “Give Me Jesus” by Jeremy Camp. As I listened to it and then read the lyrics, I was moved by the words and thought about the times in our lives when we all need Jesus.   When I Rise When I awake in the morning, I am not the cheeriest of persons. Although I consider myself more of … Read More

My 5 Favorite Must Haves For A Care-Free Summer

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Are you ready for summer? I know I am! Today, I am sharing My 5 Favorite Must Haves for a Care-Free Summer. There is just something about summer that gives me an image of standing with my hands in the air and just enjoying the season and living a little care-free. So, here are my MUSTS for living summer to the fullest.   Summer Menu I love that as the seasons change, the food we also eat changes. Even though … Read More

Summer – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year {Summer Bucket List}

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  It’s the most wonderful time of the year… SUMMER!! Summer is my favorite season and my favorite time of year. We have a short summer season here in Michigan, so we need to make the most of Every. Single. Day. If you blink, summer may be over. Today at Mrs. Disciple for #FridayFive we are linking up some of our favorite Summer Memories.   For the last few years, we have done a Summer Bucket List. It has been a … Read More

Smiles That Warm My Heart

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There are several things throughout the course of a day that make me smile. For starters when I first saw that the title of this weeks #FridayFive at Mrs. Disciple was Smiles, I instantly smiled. Right after that I thought of the movie Elf and the classic line from Buddy: I just like to smile! Smiling’s my favorite. After I had thought about the concept some more, I realized that there are things that make me smile and maybe chuckle a little … Read More

5 Things I Did This Month That Helped Me Be A Better Mom

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    Motherhood is a tricky thing. We are blessed beyond comprehension that we get to be the Moms to our children. Seriously, the fact that God saw fit for me to be the Mom of 4 little ones blows me away. I love, love, love being a Mom. However, some days, being a Mom is the hardest thing I have ever done. Motherhood is not for the faint of heart, that’s for sure. I’m not talking about sleepless nights … Read More

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