The Best Planners for Homeschooling and Household Management

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A great start to the school year starts with good plans.  Having a well mapped-out course helps me to be more efficient with my purchases, remain focused on how we spend our time, and creates an inner peace that comes from approaching my days with intention. Planners, in my book, are the stuff that dreams […]

Good Reads on Motherhood and Marriage: perspective to help your family thrive

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Sometimes family life can be hard–whether it’s the constant grind of routine, messy kids, or the constant stretch of responsibilities upon a marriage. On those hard days it’s good to have a great devotional or an inspiring book to help you refocus on what’s important.  Just fifteen minutes in the morning is a great way […]

My Morphing View on Teaching Math to Young Children

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Photo Credit: andersenKT via Compfight cc Overcoming my own hurdles Math. That word alone sparks visceral reactions among the majority of the institutionally schooled population.  My early math memories are filled with drills, repetition, boredom, and confusion.  As a child, I knew all the answers because I had memorized the facts but, found algebraic thinking […]

The Storyteller Collection { A Bible Curriculum Giveaway!}

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Hey friends!  Today I want to introduce you to an excellent resource for teaching the Bible to your children.  Whenever I come across a curriculum like this, I like to pass it along.  The Storyteller Collection is a brand new series written by my friend Rebekah Helman.  She has poured her heart and expertise into […]

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Hey friends! This summer it’s been a little sparse on the blog since I’ve been doing some writing offline, mostly right from the comfy chair pictured above.  It’s a little nook in our 1500 square foot house that I’ve claimed for myself.  I think every mama needs her own nook. But, in my absence from […]