He Goes Places

He Goes Places

I’ve been the girl who’s on fire for God.    I’ve had stages in my walk of faith where you couldn’t keep me from overflowing. There was a time when God’s Word was fresh on my heart and it changed my life.    I can remember what it felt like to have a new beginning […]

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Homeschool Mom Confessions: A New Featured Blogger Series

Homeschool Mom Confessions

I’m so excited to announce a new featured blogger series at The Mommy Mess!  Homeschool Mom Confessions!  Coming Friday, August 1st!  I’m kicking off the back-to-school season with something a little different.  My hope is to inspire other homeschooling moms through sharing real stories about this crazy journey. Not the Pinterest versions we’re surrounded with […]

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Homeschool Lesson Plans: A Lessontrek Review and Giveaway

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I was sponsored by Lessontrek to review their homeschool lesson planning tool and I’m excited to share my experience as well as an awesome giveaway! All opinions are my own. For more information please read my full disclosure.  I am not a naturally organized person. Lesson planning and preparation are definitely not my strong suits. In fact, I […]

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5 Things I Didn’t Know When I Started Homeschooling

5 Things I Didn’t Know When I Started Homeschooling

#1. I had no idea there were different homeschooling styles. I just figured you either homeschooled your children or you didn’t. It turns out there’s a buffet of homeschooling styles to choose from! Charlotte Mason, classical, eclectic, delight directed, unschooling, blah, blah, blah. Honestly? Even after 6 years, all.the.information can still be overwhelming if I […]

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Top 10 Pinterest Boards for Moms of Boys

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Being a mom of only boys is not for the faint of heart. Nobody here ever understands waxing eyebrows, painting toes, or crying just because.  Sometimes I feel left out when all the burping and farting is happening around here. In those moments I’ll fantasize for one second about what it would be like to […]

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5 Ways to Save Money in Your Homeschool

5 Ways to Save Money in Your Homeschool

People often ask me about the cost of homeschooling. Sometimes I think they’re surprised to learn that it can be done on a budget.  Here me on this: We’re just an average family and we live on a modest income. In fact, I think most homeschooling families do. There are some families who have even masted […]

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