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Why I’d rather collect pennies than seashells

    My whole crew woke up dancing this morning. Excitement trumped their normal sluggish start to another school day. I commented on their zeal as they packed their backpacks after breakfast. “Mom, this isn’t just an ordinary day,” Hannah reminded me.“Yeah,” my resident five-year-old echoed. “It’s the day I’ve been dreaming about since I was four.” I […]

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Tuesdays Tips: Family Devotions for Lent

I‘m so glad you stopped by today for Tuesday’s Tips. I hope that as you peruse this weekly IDEA SWAP, you’ll find a gold-mine of encouragement and treasure trove of creative ideas excavated straight from the sticky trenches of parenthood.Of course a SWAP wouldn’t be a true exchange without many voices. So, please consider chiming in the discussion and sharing your own […]

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Tuesday’s Tips: Growing Gratitude During Lent

I’m so glad you stopped by today for Tuesday’s Tips (on Wednesday today… seems I’m a step behind everywhere this week!). I hope that as you peruse this weekly IDEA SWAP for moms, you’ll find a gold-mine of encouragement and treasure trove of creative ideas excavated straight from the sticky trenches of parenthood.Of course a SWAP wouldn’t be a true exchange without […]

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Family Faith and Fun Fridays: Kicking Off Lent and Celebrating Forgiveness

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. -Hebrews 4:12     Welcome to Family Faith and Fun Fridays! As the week winds down and I anticipate more family time over the weekend, I […]

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Tuesday’s Tips: Scratch and Sniff Painting

I’m so glad you stopped by today for Tuesday’s Tips. I hope that as you peruse this weekly IDEA SWAPfor moms, you’ll find a gold-mine of encouragement and treasure trove of creative ideas excavated straight from the sticky trenches of parenthood. Of course a SWAP wouldn’t be a true exchange without many voices. So, please […]

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Family Faith and Fun Fridays: Taste and See that God is Good

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. -Hebrews 4:12 Welcome to Family Faith and Fun Fridays! As the week winds down and I anticipate more family time over the weekend, I often ask […]

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Family Faith and Fun Fridays: Bankrupt without Love

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. -Hebrews 4:12   Welcome to Family Faith and Fun Fridays! As the week winds down and I anticipate more family time over the weekend, I often […]

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Tuesday’s Tips: A Valentine’s Box for God

I’m so glad you stopped by today for Tuesday’s Tips.   I hope that as you peruse this weekly IDEA SWAP for moms, you’ll find a gold-mine of encouragement and treasure trove of creative ideas excavated straight from the sticky trenches of parenthood.        Of course a SWAP wouldn’t be a true exchange without many voices. So, please consider chiming in […]

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Family Faith and Fun Fridays: Hope for the Broken

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. -Hebrews 4:12   Welcome to Family Faith and Fun Fridays! As the week winds down and I anticipate more family time over the weekend, I often […]

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Tuesday’s Tips: Fourteen Days of Love

Welcome to Tuesday’s Tips,  a weekly IDEA SWAP for moms. I hope that when you drop by The Overflow on Tuesdays, you’ll find a gold-mine of encouragement and creative ideas excavated straight from the sticky trenches of parenthood.        Of course a SWAP wouldn’t be a true exchange without many voices. So, please consider chiming in the discussion and sharing your own great […]

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