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Gospel Centered Advent Calendar for Kids

Now that Luke is a little older I am so excited to start some advent traditions with him! For the longest time I thought advent just referred to those little chocolate countdown calendars that my mom refused to buy (smart lady). But it’s so much more than that! Advent is about preparing our hearts for… Continue reading Gospel Centered Advent Calendar for Kids

Motherhood · Toddler Life

The Dreaded Potty Training

The thought of potty training is the bane of every mother out there. And for good reason! You’re attempting to teach another tiny and generally unreasonable human being where to have their bowel movements. It’s gross, it’s frustrating, it’s just plain rough going into it. But you can do this! Just keep reminding yourself that… Continue reading The Dreaded Potty Training

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A Baby Changes Everything

Would he act out? Would he be jealous? How was I ever going to be a mom of two under two? These thoughts constantly swam about my head as I prepared the house for our newest little one. In the weeks leading up to her arrival I constantly talked to Luke about babies, how he… Continue reading A Baby Changes Everything

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Be Gentle on Yourself

Hey friends! It’s been forever since I put up a blog post and I’m so sorry I put this on the back burner, but I’m going to do my best to bring it forward again. I’ve had some recent diagnoses that have caused me to put things on hold, including the blog, in order to… Continue reading Be Gentle on Yourself

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5 Bible Study Resources for Busy Mamas

If God doesn’t rule your mundane, He doesn’t rule you” – Paul Tripp I read this quote a few weeks ago and have been mulling over it ever since. For me the mundane is washing dishes, folding laundry, and tending to my home. I can just mindlessly go through these tasks, without giving what I’m… Continue reading 5 Bible Study Resources for Busy Mamas

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4 Toddler Approved Activities

Unless he wants to read, Luke has a hard time sitting still! He is constantly in the dirt, playing with his bouncy balls and running around. He gets bored with his toys pretty quickly, so lately I've been trying to make more of an effort to set up new activities for him. Some have been… Continue reading 4 Toddler Approved Activities

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Raising a Bookworm

It’s no secret that we love books at our house! Luke will usually ask us to read 10-15 books a day, many of them several times over. Cultivating a love of reading in your child is no easy task and to be honest I had zero clue on how to even start, but I knew… Continue reading Raising a Bookworm