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It’s finally spring! If we had a garden and weren’t moving into a new house, we’d be pulling up fresh carrots right about now. Since we can’t grow our own, we’ll settle for carrots from the farmer’s market and from the grocery store, and they’ll still be delicious. My kids love carrots- they’re bright and […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a referral commission, but your price stays the same. Thank you in advance for your support!  My first child, a girl, would sit and read books with me for hours from the very beginning. She loved crawling into my lap and reading first thing […]

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Tis the season for holiday baking and sweet treats around every corner, which is fun and exciting unless you’re the parent of a child with food allergies. At this time of year it seems like so many activities involve food and it is a challenge to constantly stay vigilant about everything from well-meaning strangers giving […]

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After my daughter was born and has grown into my mini-me, I assumed any future children would also take after me with dark hair, dark eyes and a year-round golden tan, but I was wrong! Somehow, Preston grew these signature blond, curly locks that spark conversation and inspire smiles everywhere we go. The wonder of his […]

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Fall is finally in the air here in South Texas! We’ve had a few days of cooler weather and although it was in the mid-80s today, I’m hoping that the sweltering temperatures are gone for good so we can spend more of our days outside. I’ve been inspired by Charlotte Mason and her educational philosophies since […]

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