Weekly Meal Plan for 10/26-11/1 {Gluten-Free, Week2}

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It’s been quiet on the blog this week. I apologize for falling off the #write31days bandwagon. Life with my newborn alone would not be so tough, but adding in three other children + homeschooling + other responsibilities has left me little time to write. I’ll try to add a few more posts in the coming weeks. […]

Get Out of the House

GetOutoftheHouse

This is Day 17 of our series on “Surviving & Thriving with a Newborn” – part of the 31 day writing challenge hosted by the Nester. Every day in October I’ll be sharing a tip about how to make the most of and enjoy the sleep-deprived newborn days. For a list of all the posts in this series, […]

Get the Kids to Help Out

GetTheKidsToHelpOut

This is Day 16 of our series on “Surviving & Thriving with a Newborn” – part of the 31 day writing challenge hosted by the Nester. Every day in October I’ll be sharing a tip about how to make the most of and enjoy the sleep-deprived newborn days. For a list of all the posts in this series, […]

Weekly Meal Plan for 10/19-25 {Gluten-Free, Week1}

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This past week was a whirlwind of activity although I’m not sure what we did. I am sure that we did not get back into the swing of school as I had planned. This week I’m hoping things will slow down. We have Community Bible Study all day on Wednesday, and on Friday, our friends are coming […]

Wear Your Baby

Wear Your Baby

This is Day 15 of our series on “Surviving & Thriving with a Newborn” – part of the 31 day writing challenge hosted by the Nester. Every day in October I’ll be sharing a tip about how to make the most of and enjoy the sleep-deprived newborn days. For a list of all the posts in this series, […]

Find Freedom in How You Mother

Finding Freedom in How You Mother

This is Day 14 of our series on “Surviving & Thriving with a Newborn” – part of the 31 day writing challenge hosted by the Nester. Every day in October I’ll be sharing a tip about how to make the most of and enjoy the sleep-deprived newborn days. For a list of all the posts in this series, […]

When “the Sufferings of This Present Time” Seem More Than We Can Bear

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This world fills me with hurt and anger. My finite mind cannot grasp why the unspeakable happens, why God would allow so much pain to afflict His children, the very ones He formed in His own image. I can’t comprehend why life has to be so harsh, often to the most undeserving. Why does a baby […]

Quit Trying to Be Super Mom!

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This is Day 13 of our series on “Surviving & Thriving with a Newborn” – part of the 31 day writing challenge hosted by the Nester. Every day in October I’ll be sharing a tip about how to make the most of and enjoy the sleep-deprived newborn days. For a list of all the posts in this series, […]

Seeing the Beauty in Our Struggles

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This is Day 12 of our series on “Surviving & Thriving with a Newborn” – part of the 31 day writing challenge hosted by the Nester. Every day in October I’ll be sharing a tip about how to make the most of and enjoy the sleep-deprived newborn days. For a list of all the posts in this series, […]

Weekly Meal Plan for 10/12-18

Weekly Meal Plan

Next week I’m kicking off a new diet. This is not a “I-need-to-lose-this-baby-weight” diet, although I do No, I’ve struggled with an under-active thyroid for years and have taken medication for hypothyroidism since I was pregnant with my first child. However, during this last pregnancy, I read several articles that have convinced me that I […]