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Pallets + Power Tools = Peace?

Pallets + Power Tools = Peace?

Warning to you, Beautiful Reader, below you will not find the carefully chosen words of a wise and weathered mom who has mastered the spiritual art of dying to self in service to others. Rather, an accurate synopsis of the words written would be that of a struggling heart knee deep in diapers, school books, food, and questions. Sometimes, I am restless. OK, more than SOMETIMES. Cabin fever comes to mind. When a person who was once in the work…

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Our Homeschool Schedule

Our Homeschool Schedule

This nugget about my life should firmly place the lid on the box in which I have been placed in your minds. Boiling chickens for homemade chicken broth-CHECK Cod liver oil chasers at breakfast-CHECK Sugar = Death (even though it secretly slips in often)-CHECK Norwex to avoid chemicals in the home-CHECK Essential oils and juicing instead of antibiotics-CHECK No cable-CHECK Church going folk-CHECK and the clincher… HOMESCHOOL-CHECK

Measuring Versus Nurturing

Measuring Versus Nurturing

This week I had the opportunity to attend a teacher practicum. It was the shot in the arm I needed to propel myself into planning our school year. I usually attend such events in hopes of gleaning pounds of wisdom that will assist me in schooling and mothering my kids while simultaneously maintaining my home at just below chaos status and presenting┬ámy hard working husband with a carefree, sexy wife when he walks in the door. Too much to ask…

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