How to Prevent Allergy Issues this Spring

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I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This content has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its client. All health related suggestions and opinions… Read More »

A Heart’s Rebellion by Ruth Axtell

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When a young lady decides to take matters of the heart into her own hands, rather than following the rules, she finds herself fighting her own heart’s desires in A Heart’s Rebellion by Ruth Axtell.… Read More »

Veggies in Space – a Lesson in the Power of Sharing

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My kids are actually pretty good at sharing – in fact, they’ve been known to request an “extra” of something to share with a sibling who might not have gotten one. But you can never… Read More »

Random Ramblings: We’re Moving (and more)

Have you been reading this blog long enough to remember when I used to do my “Random Ramblings” posts? If so, thanks for sticking with me! If not, don’t worry – you’ll get to experience… Read More »

How to Use Legos to Study Animals

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We love to use Legos for learning at our house, and the Brick Activity eBooks from Educating Laytons are one of our favorite resources for doing so. Their newest brick activity eBook, Brick Animals, not… Read More »

First Adoption – Now Homeschool?!?

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I said yes to adoption, now you want me to homeschool?  “You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by… Read More »

Wildwood Creek by Lisa Wingate

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Historical fiction meets contemporary fiction in Wildwood Creek by Lisa Wingate. This twist in time novel had me wanting to keep reading and stayed with me long after I finished the last page. From the… Read More »

Bracelets for Boxes: Operation Christmas Child February Challenge

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Are your kids completely taken by the latest fashion accessory, rainbow loom bracelets? Or maybe they got a friendship bracelet kit for Christmas? Do you have piles of these bracelets around your house? Bracelets for… Read More »

How to Memorize Scripture in the Car

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Driving back and forth between Michigan and Indiana almost every weekend since September, we’ve been spending a LOT of time in our van. A few weeks ago, it occurred to me that I could be… Read More »

Defining Success [with The Dream Dress by Janice Thompson]

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Rarely do I find myself challenged when I read a contemporary fiction book, but The Dream Dress by Janice Thompson challenged me to consider how I define success. I looked forward to reading The Dream… Read More »