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Why I chose to homeschool

I Never Thought I Could Homeschool, But…

I can't believe I'm actually saying this, but I have officially decided to homeschool.  I never thought I'd be a homeschooling mom.  In fact, I am pretty sure that I've said more than once, "I could NEVER do that" in regards to homeschooling.  And yet, here I am. The biggest question in your mind must be, "WHY would you homeschool?".  That is exactly what I thought every time I met a busy homeschooling mom.  Don't I already have enough things on my plate.  For goodness sake, why would I go ... [read more]

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Why I chose to homeschool

I Never Thought I Could Homeschool, But…

I can't believe I'm actually saying this, but I have officially decided to homeschool.  I never thought I'd be a homeschooling mom.  In fact, I am pretty sure that I've said more than once, "I could NEVER do that" in regards to homeschooling.  And yet, here I am. The biggest question in your mind must be, "WHY would you homeschool?".  That is ... [read more]

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Our Zion Ponderosa and Zion National Park Vacation!

I can't believe how fast the summer has flown by!!  Here in Louisiana we have just three weeks until school starts again.  This summer we spent half our summer vacation time in Utah.  If you haven't ever been to Utah, I highly recommend a visit! After a two-day road trip we started our vacation at my family reunion in Zion National Park in ... [read more]

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FODMAPs May Be Responsible for Gluten Intolerance Symptoms

Yesterday I wrote a post about the recent news headlines claiming that a recent study shows that gluten sensitivity does not exist.  Indeed, to poke at the swelling balloon of tense emotions on this subject, I titled my own post, "Have You Heard the News? Gluten Intolerance May Not Exist". Now, just because I titled my post this does not ... [read more]

Is Gluten Intolerance Real? Recent Research Says Probably Not

Have You Heard the News? Gluten Intolerance May Not Exist

Is gluten intolerance real? I had no idea how much emotion filled controversy there was around the gluten-free movement until recently.  Our family is on a gluten reduced diet because my husband and my boys all have clear issues when they eat glutinous products like wheat flour bread, crackers, pasta, etc. My interest was piqued, to say the ... [read more]

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Travel Guest Post: How to spend an exciting holiday in Tenerife

I’m excited to bring you this international travel guest post today!  As a travel lover myself I thought the more adventurous of you might appreciate learning about this exciting vacation destination. Lying on the North West African Coast, Tenerife is a well known destination in the Spanish region to experience the winter sun ambience. This is… [read more]

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#LetsTalkBums, Shall We? Clean Bum 101

Thanks to Cottonelle for sponsoring this bums discussion. Having been a mom for almost 7 years, I’m no stranger to talking about bums. After changing hundreds of diapers, wiping bums hundreds of times, and talking to your friends about the various types of poop your child is having, most of the taboo factor wears off…. [read more]

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Stylish Modest Womens Clothing at Sweet Salt Clothing – Giveaway

I can't tell you how many times I'm out shopping and find myself thinking "this skirt would be perfect if it were a little longer".  Or "this shirt would be so cute if it had a little higher neckline".  This is a problem that I encounter probably every shopping trip.  I like to find items that are modest and stylish, but sometimes that proves to be ... [read more]

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Rock N Learn Learn a Language – Review and Giveaway

Summer is in full swing! I hope you and your family are enjoying the couple months off from school.  A few weeks ago I talked about ways to avoid the summer slide.   It is important that kids keep their brains active and learning throughout the summer months when school is out.  It isn't always easy, but with the simple tips I gave in my previous ... [read more]

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Stylish Modest Womens Clothing at Sweet Salt Clothing – Giveaway

I can't tell you how many times I'm out shopping and find myself thinking "this skirt would be perfect if it were a little longer".  Or "this shirt would be so cute if it had a little higher neckline".  This is a problem that I encounter probably every shopping trip.  I like to find items that are modest and stylish, but sometimes that proves to be ... [read more]

Rock N Learn Learn a Language review

Rock N Learn Learn a Language – Review and Giveaway

Summer is in full swing! I hope you and your family are enjoying the couple months off from school.  A few weeks ago I talked about ways to avoid the summer slide.   It is important that kids keep their brains active and learning throughout the summer months when school is out.  It isn't always easy, but with the simple tips I gave in my previous ... [read more]

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