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Sight Words: to teach or not to teach?

Ever since my teaching years in the brick and mortar classroom, to teach or not to teach sight words has been a popular question. I personally see the amazing benefits of teaching sight words and opt in to incorporating them into my homeschool curriculum. Here is why I think sight words should be taught: When… Continue reading Sight Words: to teach or not to teach?

Faith, Family, Lifestyle, Pregnancy, Spiritual

The Birth Story of Mordekai

The journey started almost 41 weeks ago with a faint-positive pregnancy test, and yet another surprise from Abba. My husband and I have a mutually agreed that we would not prevent conception, although we are not planning either. It's funny to see people's faces when they ask how many children we plan on having, and… Continue reading The Birth Story of Mordekai

Homeschooling, Lifestyle, Shop

A Homeschool Mom’s Best Friends

(This post contains affiliate links. We appreciate you using them when making your purchases because we do get a small profit.) Normally when you think of a homeschool mom's best friends, you probably think she is surrounded by other moms who are just like her... homeschooling multiple kiddos, surrounded by papers, posters, a sink full… Continue reading A Homeschool Mom’s Best Friends

Faith, Lifestyle, Spiritual

He wants it all.

How often do you travel life's journey thinking that you are giving God your all? If you're anything like me, I go through some serious spurts where I'm all in. Other times, I think I'm all in. And then there are those moments where I've completely stopped traveling on purpose. Sometimes we believe that congregating… Continue reading He wants it all.

Faith, Family, Homeschooling, Lifestyle, Spiritual

Dear Homeschool Mom, It’s OK to break up with your homeschool group

Somewhere, there is a homeschooling Mom who is miserable. If she's not miserable, she feels like she doesn't fit in. She ain't a part of any clique. Her children don't quite fit in with the others. And, it seems more like a burden to keep trying rather than just throwing in the towel. Well, Mom,… Continue reading Dear Homeschool Mom, It’s OK to break up with your homeschool group

Business, Faith, Family, Lifestyle, Shop, Spiritual

Not Just Jewelry

Meet Diana. She is the creator behind the amazing Jewelry of the Vine, and this is her story. Diana has made jewelry for a couple of years now, but her new Messianic line didn't start until she visited a friend of like faith. It was then that the inspirations to create such unique pieces started… Continue reading Not Just Jewelry

Family, Lifestyle, Pregnancy

My Top 7 Must-Have’s for Labor & Delivery

You may have been able to deduce from previous posts that we are a homebirthing kinda family. So as we prepare for our third homebirth, I wanted to share my top seven must-have's for labor and delivery. Even if this labor and delivery goes just as fast as the last one (30 minutes from transition… Continue reading My Top 7 Must-Have’s for Labor & Delivery

Family, Lifestyle, Pregnancy

My Third Trimester Wellness Regimen

Kicking off my week of All Things Expecting, I want to start by talking about my third trimester wellness regimen. While reaching each trimester is definitely a significant milestone, so too are the changes in our diets that accompany them. With each pregnancy, I seem to learn more and more cool information about amazing foods… Continue reading My Third Trimester Wellness Regimen

Faith, Lifestyle, Spiritual

Keeping the Faith… in times like these

For those of us living in these times, we can say that these are some of the most tragic times we have personally known and/or witnessed. And it comes to no surprise. In the recent days, we have watched states become engulfed by wild, almost untameable fires... other states flattened by hurricanes... other areas shooketh… Continue reading Keeping the Faith… in times like these

Business, Lifestyle

Facebook Changes and What this Means for Your Small Business

The question of the season has been, "What's up with Facebook?" And rightly so, as more and more people are posting complaints and/or concerns about their posts not being seen. I did some digging and researching and finally found some answers (and solutions) that could very well keep you satisfied with continuing to use the… Continue reading Facebook Changes and What this Means for Your Small Business