1. Ideas for Celebrating a Birthday Right Around the Holidays

    Does someone in your house have an awkward birthday? You know, a birthday that lands right near the holidays? It can be hard to figure out how to celebrate when…

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  2. $20 Pantry Re-do and Organization

    January always feels like the perfect time to organize our lives and homes for the new year.   Home organization is not necessarily my strong suit, but I have learned…

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  3. The ABC's of Parenting Babies

    This week, 60+ bloggers from the Kid Blogger Network are blogging about the ABC's of all sorts of topics relating to kids such as the ABC's of Toddler Activities and…

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  4. Setting Goals for Homeschooling (Plus an idea for the unmotivated learner)

    This semester, I am setting goals for homeschooling for the first time, and I think it's going to help me simplify and focus my homeschooling priorities.  I got this idea…

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  5. Homeschooling During Difficult Seasons

    The start of a new semester is a great time to step back and assess how things are going with homeschooling.  We're in the midst of some challenges right now,…

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  6. Remember the Year Month by Month

    2012 was a really big year for our family!  We welcomed a new baby on January 3rd.  It's been incredible to watch Jonathan grow from a newborn baby to crawling…

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  7. Three Days Before Christmas

    T'was three days before Christmas, and all through the house, ALL the creatures were stirring, and jumping on the couch. The ornaments were hung on the Christmas tree with care,…

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  8. Getting Kids to Pick up After Themselves

    With four boys, the mess builds up pretty quickly around our house!  If everyone takes off his shoes and socks and jacket upon entering the house and leaves them on…

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  9. How God provided a bicycle for a 9 year old boy who wanted one

    Aidan has been a growing kid lately!  He now officially eats more than me.  He would eat all the time if I would let him!  Back in the summer, we…

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  10. You Might Be a Mom of Four (or More) Children If

    A couple weeks ago, I posted a list entitled "You Might be a Mom of (All) Boys If."  It was so much fun, and I had all these ideas that…

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