Category Archives: Family

When a Mom is Supposed to Be Reading . . .

Please share:Note: I received some of the Tricia Goyer books I mention in my summer reading series free in exchange for sharing about them as I read. All opinions are my own. When a Mom is Supposed to Be Reading … Continue reading

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What I Wish I’d Known about Having a Child with Special Needs

Please share: What I Wish I’d Known about Having a Child with Special Needs I could probably write a book about things I wish I’d known about having a child with special needs, but a few things really stand out. … Continue reading

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Letting Go, Life, Writing, and Margin

Please share: *This post contains affiliate links. Thanks for supporting this site! Letting Go, Life, Writing, and Margin I’ve been thinking a lot about my two words for 2014 lately. “Let God” has led me to let go of a … Continue reading

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To the Parent Struggling with Your Child’s Diagnosis

Please share: To the Parent Struggling with Your Child’s Diagnosis Note: This article does not address having a child with a terminal diagnosis. If this is your situation, my heart goes out to you. Please let me know how I … Continue reading

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The Problem of Special Needs Siblings

Please share: My older daughter is a great kid. After she turned three years old and finally began sleeping, she’s been a pretty easy kid to raise, overall. She is loving, kind, understanding, funny, and smart. So what’s the problem? … Continue reading

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My Family’s Top 10 Long-Lasting Toys

Please share: *This post contains affiliate links. For more information, please see my full disclosure policy. My Family’s Top 10 Long-Lasting Toys For fun, I wanted to make a “top ten” list of toys that have lasted in our home, … Continue reading

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Abel’s Field with Kevin Sorbo and Samuel Davis – DVD {Review}

Please share: For years I “lost” the part of myself that enjoys watching great movies. I let the kids watch their DVDs and cartoons, and I immersed myself in books. I didn’t realize how much I missed it until a … Continue reading

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Homeschool Mother’s Journal: Influenza and Bronchitis

Please share: In my life this week… My older daughter and I finally started to feel better from our bouts of sinusitis and bronchitis. Then my younger daughter got sick. She was in bad shape very quickly, so I took … Continue reading

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The Birth of Jesus by Grapevine Studies {Review}

Please share: For several weeks my family and I have been working our way through The Birth of Jesus by Grapevine Studies. We love reading the history of Christmas verse by verse and drawing pictures to help us remember the key points. As … Continue reading

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#1000Gifts – Thanksgiving Week with a Grateful Heart

Please share: It’s Thanksgiving week! I can’t believe this year is going by so quickly. Having a grateful heart has changed my life, so this week, like every other week, I have a list of blessings to share with you! … Continue reading

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