Category Archives for My Family Life

How To Actually ENJOY Grocery Shopping With Your Kids!

When I wrote about an unfortunate experience I had with a stranger at a grocery store a few years ago, a reader noticed that I mentioned how much fun my kids and I were having as we shopped. While this

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Bless The Pancakes!

Note: I published this story a couple of years ago.  The 2 year old mentioned below is now 4 and a half.  But when I re-read it today, it sure did make me smile and I hope it will make you smile, too.

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A Homeschool Confrontation In The Grocery Line At Noon

It happened.  I feared this very thing for quite some time and I thought I had all my responses prepared.  Most people we meet when we are out at unconventional hours for school-aged chidlren are kind

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Awkward Pregnancy Conversations In The Grocery Store and How To Turn Them Around!

Awkward Pregnancy Conversations In The Grocery Store

It isn’t something I can, or would, hide. I’m pregnant. This, on it’s own, seems to be enough to invite all kinds of comments and questions from perfect strangers.  Most of them are

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Round UP of GREAT Advent and Count Down To Christmas Ideas

Count Down To Christmas – A Round Up Of Advent Ideas

Advent Ideas… Yesterday I shared with you a fun FREE set of Count Down To Christmas & Advent Envelopes you could print and cut to write activities in. More about that in a minute. But today I

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The NOT-Back-To-School Happy Dance

I don’t usually write things like this, but this topic is rather heavy on my heart as I see all those happy-mom-dances on social media with the tail end of a school bus in the background. It is not

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{NEW} – 2014-2015 Homeschool Planner {PRETTY!}

  You’re planning like crazy for next year, I know.  Or maybe you’re more like me and you’re still finishing up last year.  Or, like so many other homeschoolers, maybe you

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New Assignment Cards Work For Chores, Too!

Little Learning Lovies just released a new product today that I think you’ll enjoy.  It was requested by a customer and I’m so grateful that she asked about it.  We now have a package

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Busy Box – The Cure For Underfoot Toddlers

I’m a homeschooling mom.  I’ve been at this for a few years and I have enough experience now that other homeschooling moms seem to think I might have a few answers.  Scary really, considering

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Movie Night Fun – A Free Subscriber Exclusive

Family Time. I don’t think we get enough of it.  I think we all need to plan more of it.  And hosting a Family Movie Night is a great way to get more! I want YOU to be able to make family time

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