14 Spring Reorganization Ideas for Your Home

I used to stay organized, but I find it much harder since the kids have come along! I still feel like keeping things in order, but it feels like

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Emotionally Intelligent Parenting and Teaching

I get it: parenting can be overwhelming. When you get a chance to read, you want to make sure it’s worth it. The Mama’s Best Parenting Books blog hop

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If the Walls Could Talk: The Truth about Our Homeschool

If the walls in my home could talk, they would tell you the truth about a typical day in our homeschool! If the walls could talk, they would

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Back on Schedule: An A+ Way to Start the Year Right

Every August is the same. I quickly realize what we need: we need to get back in to routines. My daughter loves the bedtime routine. My son loves

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Helping Little Ones Express Big Emotions

I used to be one of those moms. I used to think I knew why kids did what they did. Especially preschool-aged children who have a fit. But now

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Infant Play Ideas for Engaging Your 2- or 3-Month Old

It’s so easy to forget to take time to nurture my 2-month old baby, since I’m often distracted by my older children, household responsibilities, and so forth. But

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4 Homeschooling Lessons I Learn the Hard Way

I’ve recently begun my fourth year of homeschool, and yet, I find myself learning the same lessons every year. Of course, every homeschooling family is different. You may

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Teaching as Christ Teaches

In Chapter Two of Stephanie Dibb Sorensen’s book Covenant Motherhood: Reflecting the Role of Christ in Our Lives, Sister Sorensen talks about how as mothers, we regularly emulate Jesus Christ as we

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Who Do You Think You Are? Thoughts on The Savior’s Grace

Recently, I talked to one of my friends about the hardest part of teaching our young children.  We decided that the hardest part of teaching our children is that

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Sending My Child Away All Day is Overrated

I am very glad that normally my child can stay home and learn with me, rather than wearing himself out all day long with someone else! I remember

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7 Books to Help Prepare for a New Sibling

My posts have been sporadic lately, but there is a great reason for that. Our family is expecting another little one to join us in the fall. Between

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Three Things My Three-Year-Old Teaches Me

My little Strawberry-girl turned three two months ago, and the fact that it has taken me so long to get this post written is a testament to how crazy life

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