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God Loves Mommy and Me {A Kids Book Review + Giveaway}

**Book received for consideration. All thoughts are 100% my own.

Growing up in a Christian home, I always knew that God loved me. From the very beginning, before I could even remember--- I knew the songs, I'd heard the stories. I knew without a doubt that Jesus truly loved me.

Still, it wasn'…

Mix Up Your Mealtime Blessing with A Spoonful of Grace {A Book Review + Giveaway}

**I received a copy of this book for consideration. All thoughts are 100% my own. 

For many children, the first prayer they learn is their mealtime prayer...

God is good, God is great. Thank you for this food, Amen.

There are some slight variations, but it's always about the same. Short, sweet, to…

Journaling When It Doesn't Come Easy {A Look at the Illustrated Faith 'Doodles To Live By' Devotional Kit} #IF_DoodlesToLiveBy #IllustratedFaith #

**I received this kit as part of Dayspring's Illustrated Faith launch team. Post contains affiliate links. All thoughts are 100% my own.

Today, I'm going to be open and real with all of you.

Living with mental illness is tough.

I have dealt with anxiety for as long as I can remember. Even as a…

Save on Graduation Gifts at Dayspring #LiveYourFaith

Can you believe the school year is almost over? For some, that just means another summer vacation, but for others that means graduation... going out into a world and finding out the plans God has for their life. This is both an exciting and scary time... so for the graduate on your list, why not tr…

Swing into Spring with Bible Stories for Babies & Toddlers {A Giveaway Hop Event}

Welcome to the Swinging Into Spring Giveaway Hop brought to you by The Hopping Bloggers! Hosted By:Mama Smith’s & Women and Their Pretties Co-Hosted By: Amundsen House of Chaos, Sunshine & Spoons, and Everyday Life Each giveaway has a value of a minimum of $15, however some are worth much mo…

Spend Time in the Word with The Beautiful Word Devotional {A Review}

**Book received for review. All thoughts are 100% my own.

People always ask me, "What's your favorite Journaling Bible?"

You see, I have quite the collection of them- various styles and types, translations and sizes. I honestly love each and every one for various reasons, so I love shar…

A Look at Motherhood Through the Book of Esther {+ Mother's Day Gifts at Dayspring}

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I love being a mother.

The hugs, the snuggles, hearing that sweet voice say, "I love you, Mommy!". There truly is nothing better in this world. Still, motherhood can be a thankless job. It'…

Stay Positive Among The Negatives {Unsinkable Faith Book Review}

**Book received for review. All thoughts are 100% my own.

Take a look around you. Do you ever feel like there is nothing but negativity everywhere?

Turn on the TV, its bad news. Scroll through your newsfeed- it's complaining and fighting. Politics, motherhood, what's to watch on TV or what…

The Woman's Study Bible {A Review}

**Book received for review. All thoughts are 100% my own. 

I started collecting Bibles when I was a teenager! I was always a collector of other types of books, but after looking into more Bibles I realized that each one had a little something different to offer. Some were devotional Bibles that off…

Celebrate Earth Day and Poetry Month with Animal Ark {A National Geographic Kids Giveaway}

**Book received for consideration. All thoughts are 100% my own. 
Earth Day is almost here! Have you been talking to your children about what that means?

I don't know about you, but when I talk earth day with my kids I find that I go back to things like recycling, conserving energy and using gree…

More Thoughts on Autism Acceptance #AutismAwarenessMonth

Shortly after Shaun received his autism diagnosis, we met another family who had a child on the spectrum. He was probably about 15 or 16, and quite committed to his autism (we don't like high and low functioning labels, but that's in another post). While us adults chatted, this older boy sp…

The Importance of Sight: Learn About Fighting Blindness Due to AMD #ffbamd

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Foundation Fighting Blindness. All thoughts are 100% my own. 

When you wake up in the morning what is the first thing you do?

For me, I open my eyes and take a look around. I LOOK at the time to decide if I have more time to rest before getting up…

Thoughts on Functioning Labels: Autism Acceptance Month

"Is he high functioning or low functioning?"
Seems like an innocent enough question, right? And a simple enough one to answer, one might think. But there is so much more to it than that.
What does high functioning mean? What is low functioning? What is the criteria to look at? Is it based…

Daddy's Little Girl {A Book Review + Giveaway}

**I received this book from WorthyKids/Ideals for free in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts are 100% my own.

There truly is something special about the relationship between a little girl and her daddy, isn't there?

My daughter is very much a mama's girl... but there is still that s…

10 Ways To Fall in Love With Your Bible and Stay In Love {New Book from Shanna Noel at Dayspring} #Dayspring #IllustratedFaith

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What's your favorite book?

As good Christians when we hear this question we KNOW how we're supposed to answer, right? The Bible. What other book could top the Bible!?

And while it's certainly…

Person First vs Identity First Language {Autism Acceptance Month}

When my son was three years old, we were headed to an autism event and I wanted to create the perfect shirt for him...something fun and catchy! What I came up with was the simple... 'Autistic Kids Rock'.

I loved it and it felt right to me, but at the time I remember thinking, "Is someo…

Be Smurfs Ready with Entenmann’s® Little Bites® and A Kids Craft {+ $25 Fandango Gift Card}

The coupons for product redemption, information, and gift card have been provided by Entenmann’s® Little Bites® so that I could try the product and share my thoughts and information about Entenmann’s® Little Bites®. The opinions expressed in this post are my own and do not reflect the opinions of E…

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