Overwhelmed!!!

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A day in the life of a mom–it can be overwhelming… You wake up before the sun rises just to get some extra quiet time with The Lord, and unfortunately your toddler woke up earlier than expected. She woke up her siblings in the process. They are all hungry, tired, and whiny. Your head is beginning to throb because the […]

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I Want to Homeschool…but I Just Can’t!

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I’ve heard it a million times:  “I don’t know how you do it.  I don’t have enough patience.  I could never homeschool my children!”.  This is what I said back in 2002 when God began to whisper this “crazy” idea of homeschooling into my ears.  I had a kindergartner in public school, a 3 year old, and I was pregnant […]

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Applying Sunscreen to Little Faces

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I can’t take credit for this tip. It came from a friend of mine at a pool party we attended years ago. I was applying chemical free sunscreen to my twins’ faces and they were both scrunching up their faces and backing away as I tried to apply sunscreen quickly without getting it in their eyes. My lovely friend passed me […]

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Activities to Keep Children Busy During School Break

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I don’t know about your children, but mine tend to get bored easily during Christmas and spring breaks as well as summer break. Boredom leads to lots of whining and loads of trouble. It’s times like those that make this homeschooling mommy want to schedule school all year round. The problem with that is I NEED A BREAK! Skipping break […]

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The Plea of a Weary Mom

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Just a few short weeks ago we celebrated Mother’s Day. I don’t know how you and your family celebrate, but my family typically showers me with lots of notes or love and appreciation, handmade treasures, and gifts. After worshiping at church, my family cooks a delicious lunch and then they wait on me hand and foot. I am very blessed […]

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