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    My Favorite Things // April 2018

    The following are a collection of home inspiration, recipes, and blog posts I have found this week that I hope will encourage and edify you on your journey toward connection. FAVORITE HOME INSPIRATION                               Love to make, bake, or create? Head on over to A Spoonful of Sugar’s website for an amazing collection of crafts, recipes, and sewing projects, like this tree and house mini quilt, which would make a fabulous New Home gift for a friend or neighbor.   Do chore wars leave you feeling like a disconnected, fragmented…

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    My Favorite Things // March 2018

    The following are a collection of blog posts, tutorials, websites, and books I have found this week that I hope will encourage and edify you on your journey toward connection.   FAVORITE BLOG POSTS Got stories? I love stories, and there is something magical about sharing them with children. One of the best things about storytelling is that they can be education in nature, in a sneaky sort of way. Learn five wonderful things children gain from storytelling in Erica Layne’s enlightening article about the power of story.   Perhaps you need to read this powerful article about relationships as much as I…

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    My Favorite Things // March 2018

    The following are a collection of articles, websites, podcasts, and other finds I have found this week that I hope will encourage and edify you on your journey toward connection.   FAVORITE BLOG POSTS It’s tough being a mom, especially when you feel all alone, and what mom doesn’t feel all alone from time to time? In the midst of the Adventure of Motherhood, which….{ahem}….often feels like complete chaos, who among us does not occasionally find ourselves wishing for the assistance of a village as we endeavor to tackle tantrums, laundry, and sick kids…all on approximately 2.5 hours of sleep. (Been there, done…

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    My Favorite Things: 4th of July Edition

    The 4th of July is approaching and I thought I’d take this opportunity to share a few of our favorite Family Night movies, Family Read-Aloud books, and games that motivate our family to remain actively engaged in protecting our freedoms:     MOVIES: Last Ounce of Courage Description: A powerful movie about claiming our freedom and standing up for our rights. It will have you wanting to shout from the rooftops by movies-end. A family favorite!   Monumental Description: Powerful and moving documentary about the Pilgrams role in the birth of our nation.   A More Perfect Union Description: “A thoughtful, quiet, and moving…