Monthly Archives: September 2015

Final Friday Family Faves: September Edition

We’ve read some great books this month that we can’t wait to share with you. You may notice my Final Friday monthly feature is running on a Tuesday this month. That’s because last Friday I had blessing of posting a … Continue reading

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Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup + $40 GIVEAWAY!

It’s sure to be another great week here at Literacy Musing Mondays! Special guest poster Michele Morin brings us a wonderful piece called Seasons of Reading! Michele is a wife to a patient husband, Mum to four young men and a daughter-in-love, and, now, Gram … Continue reading

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Four Reasons Kids Should Work

Kelly Cox at Home is full of great ideas about saving money and the value of work. I’m thrilled to be guest posting today about four benefit of teaching our kids to work! Kids say the funniest things! When my … Continue reading

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Forever Joyful Even When Your Child Is Sick

When I launched my blog, it was easy to be Forever Joyful. The cheerful summer sun crackled over the swimming pool, and my kids were savoring every minute of swim team. We take summers off from homeschooling, so there was no … Continue reading

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$40 Amazon or Paypal Giveaway + Literacy Musing Mondays

Thanks for making last week our largest-ever Literacy Musing Mondays linkup. Welcome back. We can’t wait to see what everyone will share this week! If you’re joining us for the first time, we’re so glad you’re here. Please keep visiting … Continue reading

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Tune Your Ears to Hear My Voice: Guest Post at Hip Homeschool Moms

It was eerily quiet. In a room full of children, you could almost hear a pin drop. The only sounds were the faint strains of a Veggie Tales video being streamed over a laptop with nearly non-functional speakers. The children … Continue reading

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Seven Lessons for a Seven-Year-Old

My oldest is turning eight today. As I celebrate his birth, I think about the progress he’s made in his young lifetime. Here’s a list of the top seven lesson’s he’s learned as a seven-year-old. Parents aren’t so bad after all. … Continue reading

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Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup + GIVEAWAY!

New Host, Controversial Guest Post, and A Giveaway! We’re so glad you’re visiting us at Literacy Musing Mondays Week 35. After all the fun I had guest hosting two weeks ago, I am thrilled to join Mary, Tami, and Ashley … Continue reading

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Book Review: 52 Things Kids Need from a Mom

Want to know more about one of the best parenting books I’ve read this year? True to the title, Angela Thomas’s book 52 Things Kids Need from a Mom: What Mothers Can Do to Make a Lifelong Differenceis chocked full … Continue reading

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The Compassion Experience: Change the Story

Does your heart break each time you see news reports of children suffering in abject poverty? Do reports of children devastated by natural disasters and disease tug at your heart strings? Compassion International is an organization dedicated to helping impoverished children … Continue reading

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