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A Simple, Inexpensive Way to Encourage Moms on Mother’s Day

Read about a simple idea for mother's day gift for friends

Years ago, I began a mother’s day tradition of sending a mother’s day gift to friends that would encourage and support them. It’s become one of my favorite mother’s day traditions. I absolutely love sitting down to write an encouraging note to people who have meant a lot to me during the year. And in …

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Parenting Milestones That No One Mentioned: Vacation Planning with College Kids

Our Family trip to Yellowstone

I hit another parenting milestone that no one warned me about this month. And it shook my emotions more than just a little bit. My husband and I have four children, but this week I booked our first summer vacation for a family of 5. Not 6. Just 5. And it felt so weird and …

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Fantastic Ideas for Christmas Homeschooling with Teens

Ideas for christmas homeschooling with teens

Celebrating Christmas in our homeschool has always been a fantastic time. We have enjoyed fun Christmas homeschooling memories for years, but now that the kids have entered the teen years, it is a little different. My kids have schedules and responsibilities outside of our home in a way that they didn’t when they were little, …

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