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My Word of the Year

Usually around October, I start thinking about the upcoming year. Maybe because I find myself wanting to just skim the surface of the rest of the "-ber" holidays and begin the new year. This year I chose the word Leap, for obvious and not so obvious reasons. This post may contain affiliate links. I make… Continue reading My Word of the Year

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Word of the Year 2023

Influence (according to Merriam Webster) is the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself. As a verb, influence typically means "to affect or change someone or something in an indirect but usually important way." I must say, I've thoroughly enjoyed learning words and… Continue reading Word of the Year 2023

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The Year of Creative Journaling

Who else is ready for a new year? The new year is my favorite holiday. So are birthdays. I'm excited to share a few great books to cultivate a little creativity all year long for your kids, or perhaps yourself! This post contains affiliate links. That means I will make a small commission from your… Continue reading The Year of Creative Journaling

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My word of the year – 2020

Resolutions, goals, intentions. Whatever you like to call it, it's not only a new year, it's a new decade! There's a lot wrapped up in my little four-letter word for the year! As the title implies, it may appear that this word is all too common. You could very well group it into the short-lived… Continue reading My word of the year – 2020

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Do The Things

My favorite holiday is finally here! No, it's not because I will be sipping champagne and dancing until 2a.m. New Year's Eve is much different for me and always has been. Our evening consists of celebrating my dad's birthday (who will be 80) with soup, grilled cheese, and my mom's homemade cake. We will then… Continue reading Do The Things

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This Isn’t a New Year’s Resolution. It’s an ALL YEAR Resolution!

At the start of every new year, people everywhere make resolutions. Losing weight, being more organized, and changing habits are probably the most popular. While I would like to do all those things, the one thing closest to my heart is homeschooling. Finding ways to improve, finding new things to implement, most of all -… Continue reading This Isn’t a New Year’s Resolution. It’s an ALL YEAR Resolution!