Bump Style Box – a chic maternity boutique delivered to your door.

Bumpstyle Box

They’re all the rage right now and with a quick search, you’ll find the perfect mail to order box for just about anything.  Mail to order boxes are a great way to discover a plethora of new products, from makeup boxes and toy boxes to boxes of wonder and now maternity clothes! BUMPstyle Box is a chic maternity boutique delivered right to your door. Though it's not considered a subscription box service because you only … [Read more...]

Raising culturally aware children

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It's a lovely thought to think that we might be able to raise colorblind children and never have a need to discuss race relations. Unfortunately, children do not grow up colorblind. Teaching children the value of diversity and cultural awareness is crucial. We can't afford to put aside discussions about race with our children. I’m not talking about “We are all equal in Gods eyes" or "Under the skin, we're all the … [Read more...]

Multisensory Development for Baby – SO MUCH MORE™ with JOHNSON’S®

My Ashton, now 10, at bath-time.

Disclosure: I attended an event on behalf  of JOHNSON’S® to explore the science behind healthy baby development, JOHNSON’S® provided me with travel in exchange for my coverage of the event. However, all thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own. I recently had the opportunity to attend JOHNSON'S® first global campaign, SO MUCH MORE™, to explore the science behind healthy baby development.  In a short two hours I … [Read more...]

Health Goals for women and Children – #‎MDG456Live

UN Millennium Development Goals

For more than 125 years, Johnson & Johnson has advanced the health and well-being of women, children and families around the world. I'm excited to share that I have been chosen to be one of 13 Johnson & Johnson Social Influencers for Social Good. As a JnJ Social Good Influencer, I will share many of the things that I have been sharing for the past few years, topics surrounding maternal, neonatal & child … [Read more...]

Answers Bible Curriculum for Homeschool {Giveaway}

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Over the summer, we lighten up on formal homeschool lessons and focus more on reading, child led learning, crafts and science. This summer, we also had the opportunity to delve into the Bible with a daily morning Bible study as a family, with the Answers Bible Curriculum from Answers in Genesis. Answers Bible Curriculum is a chronological, 3-year Sunday school / homeschool Bible curriculum that covers the entire … [Read more...]

Pampers Babies Love, Sleep & Play

Pampers

There are so many wonderful ways that our children experience love, sleep and play. Being a mom of four boys, my memory bank is full of funny, heart warming, breathtaking memories of my children's love, sleep and play moments. There is nothing like the peace that would come over me as I watched my sweet babies sleep, they must have had such sweet dreams from the smiles and giggles that would come from such deep sleep. … [Read more...]

#HSTTD Storify

Teach Them Diligently Convention is happening this weekend in Nashville, sadly, I am not there.  However, I have been soaking up  a wealth of wisdom and knowledge from the incredible speakers via Twitter and Facebook. While attending this powerful conference in the flesh can not be replaced, I'm thankful for everyone's tweets and shares across social media platforms. I have created a Storify of today's Teach Them … [Read more...]

Why Teach Them Diligently Convention? #hsttd

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It's homeschool conference season and the time to start planning for the coming homeschool year. There has only been one conference that has truly resonated with our families vision. Teach Them Diligently Convention encourages and offers support to families that strive to make discipleship a priority in the home. It's a conference that stands upon Biblical foundations and while it definitely covers the academic side of … [Read more...]

28 Days of Impact – Giving Children a Healthy Chance #vaximpact

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Last year I had the privilege of taking a trip to Guatemala with Save the Children. We visited a temporary health care outpost in the Vipecbalam community in Nebaj. These health care outposts have been built in remote locations offering families health care and vaccinations from trained community health care workers. Unfortunately, there are not nearly enough of these clinics available in developing countries; too many … [Read more...]

Unglued Book & Devotional Prize Pack Giveaway

We have ALL been there, we have all come "unglued" at one point or another. {Sometimes daily} Mothering is a difficult job, throw in homeschooling and its a whole new ball game...right? In reality, this homeschooling journey is simply "parenting". However, mothering is not at all easy and it takes a great deal of patience, sacrifice and more patience. I struggle to keep my emotions in check, my flesh would have me … [Read more...]