• 4 Fun Ways to Get Outside with Your Family

    May 27, 2019

    If you feel like your kids are spending too much time indoors glued to a screen, you are not alone. Many parents worry that their children are wasting too much time on their cell phones and tablets or playing video games. One of the best ways to help break the addiction is to limit screen…

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    The Best Handmade Gifts for Mother’s Day this Year

    April 1, 2019

    Are you hunting down the best handmade gifts for mother’s day? This post will have you covered with 21 thoughtful DIY gifts for moms. I know as a mom myself that it is often the simplest of things that have the most meaning. Just knowing that one of my children put in the time and…

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    How to Easily Create Your Own Family Rules and Values

    March 29, 2019

    I’ve had this post idea jotted down to write for some time. At the beginning of this year, I decided that I really wanted to focus on teaching our children our family rules and values. I don’t actually love the word “rules” because that’s not what I’m really trying to set. Don’t get me wrong,…

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  • Should You Have a Third Child? | Here's the Honest Truth

    Should You Have a 3rd Child? | Here’s the Honest Truth

    January 25, 2019

    Why did you click on this post? Perhaps it was because you’re considering having a 3rd child. Or, it could be that you’re pregnant with your 3rd. Maybe you aren’t intending to have a 3rd, but you’re just curious to know what it is like. Read –> 7 Truths of Life with 3 Kids Well,…

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  • 7 Special Christmas Traditions You Need To Start With Your Family

    December 5, 2018

    Christmas was always such a special time for me as a child. It still is. My parents worked to make it that way. Read –> How to Keep the Magic of Christmas without Lying to Your Kids It was the one time of year we really were spoilt, but that wasn’t what made it so…

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  • How to Keep the Magic of Christmas Without Lying to Your Kids

    How To Keep The Magic of Christmas Without Lying To Your Kids

    October 26, 2018

    This post originally appeared on Mama’s Organized Choas Feel uncomfortable about leading your children to believe in something that isn’t real? You’re not alone. However, I know there are a lot of parents that are stuck. They don’t want to lie to their children about the existence of Santa but still want to keep the magic…

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  • Heart Multiplication: The True Miracle that Happens When God Grows Your Family

    Heart Multiplication: The True Miracle When God Grows Your Family

    October 24, 2018

    About two months before the birth of one of my babies I would start to feel it…. the nagging fear, the whispered lie, the terrible truth: I’m not enough. My days are only so long (or so short). I can’t be stretched any thinner. I can’t be in two places at one time. What if…

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  • What is the 2-Year Age Gap Really Like?

    What Is the 2-Year Age Gap Really Like?

    October 12, 2018

    It is always wonderful to receive the honest experience from moms that have ‘been there, done that’. Caitlin is chiming in today with this guest post about the 2-year age gap and the pros and cons that go along with it. Our first two kids are 18-months apart, but the gap between our newest addition…

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  • Why We Don’t Co-Sleep

    October 10, 2018

    If you co-sleep, you probably either scrolled right past this post, or you’re reading it, ready to jump on all the negative things I supposedly have to say. Well….hang on just a sec, okay? You might be surprised at my stance on this topic. We don’t co-sleep, but I’m not about to bash on those…

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  • How to Know When Your Family is Complete

    How to Know When Your Family is Complete

    September 19, 2018

    I always thought I would have at least 4 children. Maybe 5, perhaps only 2, but never 3. And yet here were are, about to meet our third and almost certainly final child. Isn’t it funny how life takes your best-made plans and tips them on their head? The decision to be finished with having…

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