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    How to Melt Crayons into Molds: An Easy Tutorial

    I’m not sure what was so different about today than most other Mondays, but this morning I woke up determined to make a craft project with my kids. We had an old Ziploc bag of crayons that had been laying around for months that I was honestly so tired of staring at and then I realized, I could incorporate this…

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    10 Tips for the Ultimate At-Home Date Night

    If you know Greg and me at all, you know we are best friends first, husband-and-wife second; and we have an extreme love for dating each other. Along with this, we also have busy schedules, three kids, and no consistent or reliable babysitter. I’m sure you can imagine how this creates a problem. After moving to the rural area in…

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    More Than Just a Mom: Finding Your Purpose Beyond Motherhood

    You are a stay-at-home-mom; strong and brave and beautiful. You clean up messes and give the best hugs. Making favorite meals is your specialty and helping with homework fills your cup. Though you may stay home with your children, it’s important you know you are more than just a mom. You are a working mom; strong and brave and beautiful.…

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    Daily Homeschool Schedule

    I was terrified when I first began homeschooling. God’s call to homeschool was strong but that was literally all I knew. I had no idea what our days would actually look like. I didn’t know how deployments and TDYs and four-day weekends would affect our schooling. Thankfully, I’m proud to say; two years in, I finally found a daily homeschool…

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    Daily Expectations Chart

    Being a mom is HARD! Between errands and picking up after my two older kids; plus the constant nursing sessions and lack of sleep; it was too much. I needed a way to hold my two older kids accountable. Realizing this, I came up with this daily expectations chart. This chart has helped my kids so much with their sense…

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    25 Free Educational Resources for Children

    We all want what is best for our kids, whether that means homeschooling or placing them in public school. What works for one family could be completely different than what works for another. No matter which path you chose for your child’s education, incorporating additional learning at home is always a great idea. Right now, specifically, our country is in…

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    Schooling at Home: 10 Ways to Make it a Success

    Some links may be affiliate links. We may get paid if you buy something or take an action after clicking one of these. Mama, I see you; stuck inside with your school-aged children, due to the quarantine, and expected to teach them. Not only are they resistant to the idea of social-distancing and are also begging you to go back…