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Legacy Leavers (The Movement)

Legacy. It has got to be one of the most coveted and concerning words in the dictionary. We want desperately to leave a lasting legacy, but we often worry from time to time if we are doing or being enough. I worried myself through four different paragraphs of explanation just now before erasing them and… Continue reading Legacy Leavers (The Movement)

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Much Ado about Missions: Holidays and a Higher Purpose

I'm so excited you are joining our "Much Ado about Missions" series! If you missed our introductory post check it out here and browse through the previous few posts via links at the bottom. This week we turn our focus from missions within the home to missions in our community and beyond! I am so… Continue reading Much Ado about Missions: Holidays and a Higher Purpose

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Much Ado about Missions: The Missional M&Ms

Once upon a time I lived in the jungles of Papua New Guinea where lanterns lit our house and a wood stove warmed up rain water from the tin roof for bucket showers. Fast forward twelve years, add one husband and six kids and you get life as I know it here in my American… Continue reading Much Ado about Missions: The Missional M&Ms

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Love ‘Em and Leave ‘Em: Confessions from a First-Time Foster Mom

Whether we’re cruising the grocery store with three toddlers piled inside the cart and a Kindergartener hanging off each side or pushing multiple strollers down the sidewalk while the six and seven year old circle us on their scooters, we have a way of making an impression. Identifying ourselves as foster parents seems to open… Continue reading Love ‘Em and Leave ‘Em: Confessions from a First-Time Foster Mom

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Top 5 “Toddler-Approved” Tips for Preventing Pre-Meal Meltdowns

Those last minutes of mealtime prep can be stressful enough without your toddlers morphing into tiny, hungry monsters. So what’s a mama (or daddy!) to do? Here’s five of our favorite toddler-approved tips for preventing those pre-meal meltdowns. We hope they help make mealtime in your home a little less frantic and a lot more… Continue reading Top 5 “Toddler-Approved” Tips for Preventing Pre-Meal Meltdowns

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BOGO Mommyhood & Chore Charts

Whether it’s a BOGO event at the shoe store or creative combos in the house, most women have a knack for doubling and tripling the outcome of their efforts.  As mama’s we live by making the most of these “two-for-one” opportunities, especially when it comes to teaching our children! When my kids learn personal responsibility… Continue reading BOGO Mommyhood & Chore Charts