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15 Ways to Turn Around a Chaotic Homeschooling Day

The amazingly creative learning activity you planned was a total bust and ended in toddler tears. You lost your keys somewhere between changing the baby's diaper and packing the snacks for after soccer practice. The kids' bad attitudes are quickly growing contagious, and you have absolutely zero plan for dinner. I've been here. So many… Continue reading 15 Ways to Turn Around a Chaotic Homeschooling Day

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Praying Through Cooking

I promise I didn't originally plan for this post to come out the week after Thanksgiving...but it is fitting, isn't it? 😉 Whether or not your family has leftovers from the big turkey day in your fridge or freezer, you're likely to get back to the grind of daily cooking again soon. And for those… Continue reading Praying Through Cooking

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Praying Through Decluttering

Clutter. Stuff can so easily accumulate and clutter. But this post isn't about capsule wardrobes, donating to charity or living simply (all good things, though). It's about continuously choosing joy  while decluttering our minds and homes - with God's love, through God's love, for the love of our families. Picking up after family members -… Continue reading Praying Through Decluttering

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Praying Through the Laundry

If there were ever to be a continuous chore, it would be laundry, right? Add the clothing of any tiny humans into the mix, and your small hills of T-shirts and jeans quickly turn into mountains. Let's face it: life is busy. But communing with our Savior through prayer is not only beneficial for our relationship… Continue reading Praying Through the Laundry

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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