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Picky Eater No-Fail Recipes

I don't know if the onset of fall that has put me in the mood to cook more or perhaps the stars have aligned just so. Whatever it is, I am loving discovering recipes that my picky eaters actually EAT! Not only that, but the glory of social media allows me to get real time… Continue reading Picky Eater No-Fail Recipes

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I’m Learning To Celebrate My Preteen’s Need For Independence

Call me a helicopter parent if you will. Besides, I'm not exactly settled on the definition. I am not convinced any of us are. It's a nice way to get attention on the internet, though. Am I right? However, I think helicopter and hands free parents can both agree that our kids go through a… Continue reading I’m Learning To Celebrate My Preteen’s Need For Independence

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How I Celebrate Small Victories In Our Autism and Homeschool Journey

  Our Homeschool Looks Different (but it isn't less) Two years ago our family made a decision that we would be homeschooling our youngest son. He has autism. Over the summer, I decided that even though he was supposed to start Kindergarten, the best choice for him would be to hold him back a year.… Continue reading How I Celebrate Small Victories In Our Autism and Homeschool Journey

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Set Smaller Goals To Make A Big Difference

Goals Don't Have To Be Big To Make A Difference I tend to think in extremes. I have learned this about myself and have found ways to take hold of the reigns of my thought process. This has made such a difference in so many areas in my life! I was sharing with my husband… Continue reading Set Smaller Goals To Make A Big Difference

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Grace In The Face of Autism

Preface: Thse words have been tucked away on my computer since the beginning of 2018. I rediscovered this piece I wrote during the time when my youngest had broken his arm. It was a trying experience at first, but just like God always does, He revealed His purpose, His mercy, and His kindness in the… Continue reading Grace In The Face of Autism

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Does God Really Care About Our Goals?

  Dreams. Goals. Wishes. Desires. What comes to mind when you consider these ideas? Something specific? A thought that you have kept pushing back because it seems too crazy? Perhaps you are in the middle of chasing these things and this has simply served as an encouragement to you. I began Real Life Moms on… Continue reading Does God Really Care About Our Goals?

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The Little Sunday School Class In Tennessee

  Words have escaped me lately. Sometimes I get so much on my mind that the words get crowded and the jumbled sentences get clogged in a stream of muck that refuses to unclog. But today, I just want to share some simple thoughts...about a classroom filled with magic and love and glow and Jesus.… Continue reading The Little Sunday School Class In Tennessee