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Hygge-Inspired Summer Activities for Your Family

I don’t know about anyone else here in the Midwest, but this summer’s hot, sticky, cut-with-a-knife humidity has basically rendered me useless everywhere except my basement! It's. So. Hot. But with two wiggly, energetic kids (and a couple of wiggly, energetic indoor pets) we all end up needing some quiet, fun activities to accomplish in… Continue reading Hygge-Inspired Summer Activities for Your Family

Education · Home Life · Homeschooling

Unplugged Play: 50 “I’m Bored” Activities

At 11:15 this morning, I set the baby in the pack-and-play and started to prep lunch. I asked my five year old to find something fun to do while waiting for lunch. Apparently, this was no small feat --  the whining ensued almost immediately. Independent play is definitely a learned skill, and takes time to… Continue reading Unplugged Play: 50 “I’m Bored” Activities

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Christmas Cheer – Lifestyle Post Roundup

Between helping with (and having kids involved in) children's choir, teaching a preschool class on Wednesday nights, teaching piano lessons 3 out of 5 evenings, and all the holiday buzz in general, my December plate is pretty full! Basically, the month is moving so fast I can hardly keep up! I haven't had lots of… Continue reading Christmas Cheer – Lifestyle Post Roundup

Faith · Weekly Brew

Praying Through Series

  God whispered something so small ... and so big...  into my heart earlier this week. That I need more of Him. Less me. Less chores being completed. Less check marks off the to-do list. More Him. Why do these two, tiny, simple words carry so much weight? (And why are they so hard to… Continue reading Praying Through Series

Home Life · Homeschooling

IG Challenge: I Am A Joyful Homemaker

Hey, everyone! I'm excited to share that I'll be co-hosting an Instagram Challenge next week created by Abby Barstow called #iamajoyfulhomemaker!   The challenge is designed to connect other stay-at-home/work-at-home moms and wives and to share the little things that bring us joy through our daily journeys. So...want to participate?! (I hope you do!) Here's… Continue reading IG Challenge: I Am A Joyful Homemaker