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Slow Down

One of Caleb’s favorite places to be is next to the back window looking into our backyard. He usually stares out the window while chewing on a toy. The other day I needed to clean up the kitchen, so I put him in his swing. As I was buckling him up, he wasn’t looking out

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Baby Changing Station Organization

I love organizing! It is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to make a room look and feel better. Organization has always been important to me. My mom said that when I was young I used to line my shoes up in a neat row under my bed all on my own. I

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8 Practical Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms

Before I had my son, I heard a lot of negativity about breastfeeding. It seemed that everyone who didn’t enjoy it was quite vocal about the inconveniences and difficulties. I was a bit scared that I wasn’t going to be able to nurse my son from all the stories that I had been told. But

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Enjoy the Present

After teaching for nine years, I became a SAHM. The first couple of months I was overwhelmed with everything I thought I had to get done. At night I would complain to my husband that I just didn’t have time to get things done. He simply replied, “Who says you have to do all of

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Nautical Baby Boy's Room

The only room that is complete in our home is my baby boy’s. Since we moved in when I was 7 months pregnant, I didn’t have a whole lot of energy to get his room ready. When he was born, there wasn’t anything on the walls. But slowly, his room has come together over the

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DIY Plastic Grocery Bag Wreath

  Do you save all of your plastic grocery bags? I do. We use them as trash can liners in the bathrooms.   My husband takes his snack to work in them. I use them to hold scraps of food from when I peel and chop fruits and vegetables before taking it to the trash

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Because You May Be My Last Teacher… Smile when you see me in the mornings. Praise me for my efforts. Sit with me at lunch time. Give me a hug when I  go home. Talk to me about football. Listen to my stories. Tell me about Jesus. Watch me throw the ball. Laugh at my