The Game On! Diet

Posted 20 November 2012 by
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Last week I finished a month-long diet/fitness challenge with 22 other moms.  The idea comes from this book… Basically, you form teams and accumulate points for good behavior (healthy eating, exercising, losing weight, drinking enough water, implementing a new good habit, etc.) and are docked points for bad behavior (snacking, not sleeping enough, not breaking [...]

Teach

Posted 7 November 2012 by
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It’s the end of the day and I’m tired.  And although I likely won’t be able to articulate this in the same way I’d be able to when my mind is fresh first thing in the morning, I just want to touch on something with you. I had someone text me this morning asking me for [...]

My day away

Posted 5 November 2012 by
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I think every mom should have an occasional day away from all the demands of motherhood.  And last Saturday, I treated myself to just that.  I asked my husband if he would be on Dad Duty for the day and then I loaded up all my craft supplies and spent 6 glorious hours crafting away [...]

Adam’s Helper

Posted 2 November 2012 by
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The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him. Genesis 2:18 I came across an article yesterday talking about how same-sex marriage takes away from the uniqueness of gender and blurs the lines of who God created us to be.  I thought the article [...]

Homeschool literature

Posted 1 November 2012 by
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I’m an avid reader.  Always loved books, always will.  God gave us such a magnificent thing by giving us the capacity to communicate via the written word.  Think about it for a second.  Reading allows us the opportunities to strengthen relationships, share our experiences, expand our knowledge, experience worlds that only the imagination can bring.  [...]

Back from the abyss of craziness.

Posted 31 October 2012 by
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Wowzers, what a month October has been!  I last posted on my birthday and since then my life has been beyond full.  Here’s what’s transpired since then…. Our landlord informed us he’s selling the house we’re renting. What does that mean for us?  Well, if you know me or follow my blog then you’re aware [...]

Today I Celebrate

Posted 9 October 2012 by
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Today I turn 30.  And today I celebrate. I celebrate who I am.  I celebrate who I was.  I celebrate who I will become. My 20′s were a whirlwind.  A tornado of activities that life threw my way. In my 20′s I…. Got married. By the saving grace of God, fought for my marriage and won [...]

…my yoke is easy and my burden is light.

Posted 9 October 2012 by
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Lately I’ve been tired.  But it’s not just your typical sleep-deprived-mom tired.  It’s like a life-is-just-so-stinkin’-busy tired. Last weekend we visited a different church.  This was one of these super small, quaint, old-school type churches.  Everyone (and I mean everyone) came and introduced themselves during the greeting time.  There were no pagers or sign-in sheets [...]

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be a Helicopter Parent

Posted 8 October 2012 by
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I’m not sure if it’s just me, but I feel like “Helicopter Parenting” is on a massively upward trend.  You know what I’m talking about…the parent who hovers over every teeny, tiny facet of their child’s lives.  I get how this type of parenting is so easy to give into.  I mean, our world can [...]

Just checking in….

Posted 4 October 2012 by
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So, I’ve had a lot on my mind lately.  And a lot on my plate.  Hence my absence from the blog.  Here are a few things that are weighing on my heart today… First –  I looked at the calendar this morning and saw that it’s been 7 years since my husband and I went through [...]