What I Read: July 2019

I’m not entirely caught up, but I made progress this month! We started school this month though, so it’s a whole new ballgame now. Let’s not worry about that right now though. Okay? Okay. Today is all about July and the ten books I managed to read. It was a…
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What I Read: June 2019

June felt like a good reading month to me. I only read 8 books, but I suspect my page count is significantly higher than my last several months. Anyways, I’m still “behind” on my reading challenge by a couple books, but there’s always this month to get caught up again.…
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This Fleeting, Eternal Moment

I don’t know what time it is, but it is late. Teeth brushing and drinks of water, trips to the bathroom–all happened at least one hour ago, probably close to two. Two out of three children are sound asleep in their beds, and the hold out is a tousle-haired two…
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5 Minute Book Review: Anywhere That is Wild

One of my new goals is to write a five minute summary/review of every book I read. I literally set the timer for 5 minutes and write. All of them probably won’t make it over here, but I’m hoping to share my favorites. The very first book I did this…
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Reading Recap and 2019 Goals

2018 was a tough year for my reading. I only read 105 books, even though last year I read 128 easily. Granted, I had a baby, started our first year of actual elementary school in our homeschool, and read hundreds of childrens picture books so there ARE excuses. Ultimately, they…

Life With Four: Finding a New Normal

Sometimes life happens and routines (blogging routines, for example) are upset for no good reason with no good excuse.  Other times, routines are upset for good reason and continue to be upset without excuse.  Occasionally, routines are upset for good reason and with good excuse.  This last break has been…
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Free Fit Pregnancy Workouts: Week 25

This week I’m sharing what I’m doing for a free fit pregnancy.  I am all about exercising (pregnant or not) AND I’m all about doing it for free.  As a homeschooling mama with 3 other kids, there is not enough time in the day to be trying to get to…
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Liebster Award for Bloggers

For the first time ever, I’ve been nominated for a blogging award!  I’m pretty excited!  Much thanks to Charlotte from My Little Homeschool for the nomination.  She blogs about homeschooling her two boys in South Africa; I absolutely love seeing the beautiful South African coast through her pictures and learning…

Favorite Moments on a Wednesday

Once upon a Favorite Moment “What day is it?” “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. ~ A. A. Milne We have had a crazy week. And it’s only Wednesday. But it’s not the crazy moments I think I’ll forget, or specifically, want to reflect on in the…
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This Is Your Real Life

This is your real life. Right here, right now, this is your real life. Whether you feel happy or sad, purposeful or unfulfilled, content or covetous; this moment is your real life. The children might be swinging from the rafters, or you might be settling down after the bedtime rituals.…