11 Tried and True Tips for Getting Kids to Eat Veggies

11 Tried and True Tips for Getting Kids to Eat Veggies 11 Tried and True Tips for Getting Kids to Eat Veggies

Clearing Up Some Misunderstandings About My Sabbatical

Clearing Up Some Misunderstandings About My Sabbatical Clearing Up Some Misunderstandings About My Sabbatical

What I Learned On My Sabbatical

What I Learned On My Sabbatical What I Learned On My Sabbatical

I’m Taking a Sabbatical…and You Should Too

I’m Taking a Sabbatical…and You Should Too I'm Taking a Sabbatical...and You Should Too

A Personal Note About Heartache and Truth

A Personal Note About Heartache and Truth A Personal Note About Heartache and Truth

What We Can Learn From Josh Duggar’s Downfall

What We Can Learn From Josh Duggar's Downfall

You’ve probably heard about the Duggar controversy. If not, I’ll tell you only that Josh Duggar committed a serious crime as a teen, it was dealt with extensively, and the family moved on. As often happens with the idiotic decisions we make in our youth (because we’ve all made them), his actions are now coming back to haunt and hurt him and his family. Before we…

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11 Tried and True Tips for Getting Kids to Eat Veggies

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One poor mama asked me how to get her kids to eat their vegetables. She has a child that gags and cannot swallow his veggies. Poor guy. Many people will judge. I might have after my first four girls, who ate their vegetables enthusiastically, but now I eat my veggies with a side of humble pie! Here’s why: We went through the whole gag issue…

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Clearing Up Some Misunderstandings About My Sabbatical

Sabbat Misunderstandings Pinnable

Now that I’m back from my sabbat and I’ve shared all I learned from my experience, I can open my big fat mouth again address a misunderstanding that was conveyed directly before I left regarding my time off. Basically, the comment in question said, “It must be nice to have the money and luxury to take six months off and do nothing…not feeding the kids or taking…

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What I Learned On My Sabbatical

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Hello, old friends! I’m back! I have been gone for six months and some days on my sabbat. During that time, I wrote a book, slept more, homeschooled better, got caught up on some junque, got pregnant, traveled through a dozen states, and made a little real money writing articles. It was an educational experience on some level, and I can’t have an experience without sharing…

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I’m Taking a Sabbatical…and You Should Too

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It used to be, and occasionally still is, that people would take sabbaticals. In the Old Testament, the ground was rested every seven years. Today, professors and other professionals occasionally take every seventh year off to pursue a writing or research project. It’s a worthy practice. It comes from the Latin word sabbaticus which literally means ceasing. I have been running The Simple Homemaker for…

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Find Joy and Meaning in a Simple Christmas

Make This Christmas Special by Making This Christmas Simple

Christmas is just around the corner. Did that statement make you a little queasy? Did your heart start pounding a little faster? Did you instinctively stiffen, bracing yourself for a mad season of busyness during which you would grit your teeth and push just to get through it? Or did you smile and relax deeper into your seat, thinking of the peaceful, joy-filled time of…

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The Tummy Team–The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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Disclosure: I am a Tummy Team affiliate. I am also a Christian and tell the truth. It’s a good combo. In fact, even though I was participating in The Tummy Team, I didn’t become an affiliate until I knew I loved it!  (If you’re just here for the good deal, the first ten people to use the code SIMPLE25 by November 20 save 25% on…

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