A homeschool moment that made Mommy snap!

How this homeschooling Mommy snapped after 12 years of experience homeschooling.

 The overwhelming homeschool moments you don’t see coming! When you have been homeschooling children for 12 years one would think you have everything down to an en exact science and that things wouldn’t get overwhelming. Perhaps that is the case for some people, that really isn’t the case for me! I am about to share […]

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5 Thoughtful Ways To Show Your Kids The Importance Of Kindness

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  As a parent, you often feel like you’ve got to find new ways to nourish your kids. In some ways that are true. But, it’s worth knowing that you don’t have to try and do things in a different way to get results. Sometimes, when you’re looking to make a difference in your kid’s […]

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The Kindness Rock Project – Rock Swap

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If you have been living under a rock then chances it has been picked up and painted and hidden some place as of late so you must know about The Kindness Rock project. Perhaps you didn’t know just how this current craze started of people painting rocks and hiding them in places for others to […]

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Giveaway – Cool Dads Cloth Diaper – Ends 6/20

Most parents have heard of the benefits of cloth diapering, but there may seem like there’s a lot involved in getting started using them.    Dads can cloth diaper too! Latched On Mom shares how her husband found interest in cloth diapering and how to make it easier when beginning to use cloth diapers in […]

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Raising A Global Child: The Pros And Cons

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    The world is becoming a much smaller place. People have access to more places in the world than ever before. And, this is making is easier and easier for families to take root in new places; raising their kids to be global children. There are loads of reasons for you to give this […]

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The Satisfying way our Family ends our weekends!

Like many families it was feeling like we would blink and the weekend would be over and we would all be left feeling like we were craving more weekend. No matter what we managed to do, Sunday night would leave us feeling empty somehow. We dreamed of the next weekend and it was hard to […]

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A Supply List for Taking Kids on Gem and Mineral Digs

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This past weekend my family was lucky enough to get to go dig at a site here in Georgia for Gems and Minerals. We didn’t though know just what supplies we would need for this dig but thankfully the experts helped us and we wanted to be sure to pass this knowledge on to all […]

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Take your Parents to the Playground Day

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    If you are a parent than chances are you know how much children love playgrounds! Chances are you know the very best ones in your area too. That might not be the case though as my family has discovered over the years and all our many moves. Often people miss the best spots […]

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Deeply Meaningful Baby Shower Activity

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The Most Important Part of A Baby Shower Throwing a Baby Shower can be very intimidating, everyone just wants the best experience for the expecting parents and of course all the guests. Picking out just the right games and activities along with the theme and how to show love and care for the expecting parents […]

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How Santa is Tragically Hurting Kids

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  Over the years I have read time and again I have read the plea to be mindful about what Santa Brings children. It wasn’t a topic that I sent much time thinking about honestly. It touched my heart but it never really sank in. As my children are homeschooled and Santa isn’t much of […]

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Why A Woman Lost Her Mind Over This Baby Photo

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We know the online world is full of trolls who are happy to use against us any thing we type or photos we posts. This isn’t something new. However when someone attacked the mother of this baby over this baby photo I knew I couldn’t keep quiet about it. Check out the photo and see […]

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Nature vs. Technology in Childhood- An Unhealthy False Dichotomy

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Nature vs. Technology in Childhood In the Crunchy Parenting world the Natural World is our playground and most of us worship the ground we all walk on. That is understandable for Mother nature grows and raised us all. However…. the same community I so adore has this idea that Technology is some how the enemy […]

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Life with our 15 week old + 4 More! Keep Calm And….

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      I have to be honest, she is our 5th and the most discontent baby. She cries so so much and we don’t just let her cry it out. It takes everything we have to help her and keep our sanity. How much longer can this go on? She will be a generally […]

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Breastfeeding Support Where I Least Expected

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My Halloween Treat! As our plans to travel fell through thanks to the sniffles (can’t see someone on Chemo with any illness at all) we spent Halloween local with some friends who also have a large and beautiful family. We went to their nice neighborhood in Grovetown GA and goodness does that neighborhood put on […]

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Breastfeeding and Formula Feeding is Working – 40 Days Old

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  I didn’t know I could breastfeed and formula feed successfully! Rory was born 5 weeks early and for a number of important reasons we had to supplement. She didn’t have a suckle and took her meals both formula and pumped milk by syringe. Finally she took a bottle and after what felt like forever […]

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Confession of a breastfeeding and worried Mother.

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Mommy Confession I really wish my baby had not been born 5 weeks early. I know it could have been worse. I know I am lucky. I can’t help it though, the worry is so hard on the heart. I wish I knew why she came at 35 weeks. The placenta was the largest and […]

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Kids: It is ok to play with Frogs!

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  Myth: Touching a frog will give you warts. Herpetology experts would love people to know that you can’t get warts from touching the skin of a frog! This myth is being used more and more to keep kids from being kids and doing what they do, which is touch everything! I think it is […]

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One of the many “best things” I love doing with the kids!

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Art can be hard for some homeschool families when Mom doesn’t have any talent in it. Thankfully these days YouTube is a great teacher! My teen goes to an online private school and one of her electives is Art. The teacher uses a great text book but some things books can not teach as effectively […]

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Free Range Kids – Homeschoolers up all night!

Homeschooling Night Owls It is 1am and my darling oldest daughter who is 15 and homeschooled is up talking to the boy friend on her cell phone. She is happy and loud and so I only felt a little guilty asking her to make grilled cheese for me. I am on bed rest and have […]

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Stop Trying to Make Your Children Into Little You

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   You may give them your love but not your thoughts.  My heart hurt last night reading about a friend who is struggling as a mother with 2 young boys. She talked about how she is not connecting with them, going so far as to call them strangers. She recalled her love of reading at […]

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