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The Not-Complicated Way to Teach Your Kids How to Do Chores

I think most of us want to be the kind of parent that trains our kids to do regular chores around the house. We know that teaching our kids how to help out in the home and clean up after themselves will teach them valuable lessons about responsibility and serving others. “By making them do… Continue reading The Not-Complicated Way to Teach Your Kids How to Do Chores

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4 Things We Do When Parenting Gets Overwhelming

Parenting is hard. It’s also an incredibly beautiful gift and fills your life with a new sense of purpose, meaning and joy. Of course, everyone's experience is different...every kid is different...every family is different. Everyone, no matter how different our experiences may be, has good days and bad days. Sometimes those days run together and… Continue reading 4 Things We Do When Parenting Gets Overwhelming

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How Routines Have Drastically Improved My Current #MomLife

Want to know how implementing daily routines has drastically improved my current #MomLife?Keep reading for all the details on how using a weekly activity schedule has been a game-changer with my kids. I'm also sharing how I went about formulating a cleaning routine (that is NOT overwhelming) into my daily life... This summer started out… Continue reading How Routines Have Drastically Improved My Current #MomLife

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The Surprises of Motherhood: Part 3

For the third installment of my "Surprises of Motherhood" series, I asked my close friend and small group leader, April Knapp, to share with us what has surprised her about motherhood. April is a homeschooling mama to three kids with her fourth baby on the way. She is one of the most industrious, handy, and… Continue reading The Surprises of Motherhood: Part 3