How to Date your Kids (and why that’s so special)

Though you’ll usually find Katie posting about nutrition, cooking and great tips for a healthier kitchen, she was really excited to post on a slightly different kind of topic, but one that she is equally passionate about. I love the concept of dating your kids, and we try to make a point of doing that around our home as well, especially with Daddy who doesn’t get as much special time with the kids during the week. Though we love being together as a family, there’s […]

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Our Motives for Healthier Living

As Christians who desire to live more healthfully, naturally, sustainably, you-fill-in-the-blank, I think our motivation is such an important area to discuss. I would definitely agree with this guest poster and her conclusion as to why we should even care about or do any of these things at all. But I’ll let her tell you more about it… :) ******* Guest Post by Babychaser We’ve taken the plunge to healthier living… but why?  This is a question I have to ask myself from time to […]

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A Year of Herbs

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A Tale of Two Gardens: Part 2

By popular demand, I decided to run the second part of this post right away. The suggestions are so valuable, and having gardened myself for 3 years now, I can definitely attest to the wisdom in these tips. I know that I’ve been encouraged and reminded of areas where I could improve my own gardening and make it easier for myself, so thanks Amber! ******* Guest Post by Amber Continuing on from Part 1… #1 Start Small Yes, I know; do I have to spoil the fun? […]

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A Tale of Two Gardens

I’m excited to introduce this two-part guest post to you! Amber had so many wonderful things to say about her (and her family’s) experience of gardening and such helpful suggestions that I decided to turn it into a series. I hope that you’re as inspired as I was and encouraged in your own gardening efforts. Look forward to Part 2 next week! ******* Guest Post by Amber “I would love to garden, but I just don’t have the time.” Sound familiar? It’s certainly a phrase I’ve heard […]

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How to Nurture Generosity in Your Children

What a great topic! I love it, so I’ll hand it straight over to Jamie without further ado… ******* Guest Post by Jamie Martin of Steady Mom Photo by Milena Mihaylova One Sunday afternoon our family of five headed out to visit a friend. As we drove, my husband was telling the children about his job with Love146, an organization combating child sex slavery and exploitation in Southeast Asia. He was leaving soon for a work-related trip to Cambodia, and described to our kids the […]

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Adjusting to Life with 3 Little Ones

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Making Cooking Easier: Using Your Slow Cooker

I would agree that slow cookers can be a busy mama’s best friend some days. I get a lot of use out of mine, especially in the winter when we enjoy a lot of hot, hearty stews, soups, chili, etc. One of my favorite sites for recipes is A Year of Slowcooking. Check it out, enjoy the post and happy slowcooking! ******* Guest Post by Nola Lately I have been trying to use my slow cooker (also known as a crock pot) more. I had […]

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