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Home Schooling in Nashville

As soon as you find out you are pregnant, the questions start. Hospital or home birth? Epidural or natural? Formula or breast milk? And these questions never end! When my first born reached preschool age, my husband and I enrolled her with high hopes of getting a head start on her education. I cried the entire […]

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Serve and Support This Veteran’s Day

As a veteran military family, I love that Veteran’s Day comes just before Thanksgiving. What a wonderful opportunity to thank those who sacrificed for our freedom and to show appreciation for their service. One great way to say thank you is to serve through volunteering  on Veteran’s Day. Teaching our children to value our troops and honor their sacrifice […]

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Teaching Children Gratitude

A sign hangs in our kitchen that says “Be Grateful.” A simple statement, but loaded with meaning. I search for ways to teach my children gratitude — to prevent their feeling entitled to anything. Thankfully, my children, for the most part, are grateful children. However, moments exist when entitlement consumes them. When that happens, we’ve learned a few ways to deal with […]

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A Life Filled with Love

We sit on our back porch, watching the sun set between the saddle of the hills as its vibrant hues of oranges and pinks challenge the fire sparking next to me. My children laugh and giggle as they roast marshmallows for their s’mores. I wrap my hand tightly around my glass of wine as my dog […]

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