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a pause for stillness

If you’ve been around here long… …then you know I sometimes pause for stillness.  For quiet. Especially now, I feel the tug of my One and Only whispering to me… Be Still. And so, I pause posts already prepared for you, and wait. A published post indicates that I’m available, and for a little while, just […]

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home management 2014 :: my Erin Condren life planner

erin condren 2014 life planner

Finally! I’ve chipped away at this post little by little - sometimes only in my head -  and have finally wrapped it up. If you remember, late last year I went into overhaul mode with how I planned our days, deciding that it was time to say goodbye to digital helps and other things that just weren’t […]

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Encouraging Business Skills in Your Young Entrepreneur

young entrepreneur

*this is the final post of a series showcasing NEW homeschooling helps my children have used this school year.  I received this product for free & was compensated for my time to review; all opinions are my own. Earlier this school year I introduced you to our very own Pippi Longstocking – my 11-yr old […]

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After 2.5 years of private speech therapy – he’s graduated!

private speech therapy graduation

{this post is underwritten by The Hello Foundation}  Last week marked a significant milestone for our family, specifically our 4.5 year old little guy… …After over two years of private speech therapy at home, and then within our school district, he graduated from services!  He’s certainly proud of himself, outlining an exact plan for just […]

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Introducing Cover Story Middle School Writing Curriculum :: a review and giveaway!

cover story curriculum

Product received for free & I was compensated for time to review.  All opinions are my own. This month I’ll continue sharing a peek into some homeschool curricula and resources we’re finding SO helpful this year. Today, let me introduce you to my 5th grader’s writing curriculum! {The giveaway is at the end of this post}. An […]

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simple woman’s daybook :: focusing on today

Joining in February’s daybook entries…. TODAY: Outside my window… still snow almost everywhere I look.  Some {brown} grass peeking out here and there. I am thinking… about you, dear readers.  My inbox tells me several new and fresh-on-the-motherhood band wagon Moms read here. A series with you in mind just may be in order.  Thoughts about soaking up […]

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