Author Archives: Meghan Tucker

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A Simple Handprint Valentine’s Day Craft

A Simple Handprint Valentine’s Day Craft

One of my family’s favorite holidays is Valentine’s Day. We don’t go overboard with gifts, but it’s definitely fun to focus on the “love” aspect of the holiday and find new ways we can show our love to others. Our favorite gift and DIY valentine is a simple handprint Valentine’s Day craft. This year, we’re making these

Get Ready For School!

5 Ways to Prepare for Your Homeschool Year

It’s that time of year again… time to start thinking about the school year. Summer is coming to a close and many are ready to get back into a routine with their families and kids as they homeschool. We started back last month and this year was the easiest transition from summer to school. These few

July 4th Family Traditions

The 4th of July is almost here and we’re really looking forward to the festivities it brings. From parades to fireworks and homemade ice cream. It’s all wonderful, isn’t it? However, a couple of years ago I got to thinking. Am I really teaching my boys the REAL meaning of July 4th? Do they really understand

4 Fun Ways to Celebrate the Start of Summer

It’s that time of year again! We’re excited to see flowers blooming and leaves on the trees. The sun is so bright and we can’t get enough of being outside. It’s almost summer and it’s time to celebrate! Over the years, my family has discovered a number of ways to kick-off this season, but today

Positive Parenting

Be a Positive Parent! Easy Positive Parenting Tips

What exactly is positive parenting? Is it some unattainable ideal? An urban legend? Something to aspire to, yet never achieve? In its essence, positive parenting simply means guiding our kids down the right path in a positive, gentle, and  loving way. Does that mean failing to discipline our children? Absolutely not! Instead, it challenges us

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You Can Help on National Adoption Day

National Adoption Day. It sounds like a great thing, but what is it? Wikipedia defines it this way: “A number of courts and communities in the U.S. come together to finalize thousands of adoptions of children from foster care. More than 300 events are held each year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving in November, in

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Our Family’s Favorite Fall Recipe & Craft

It’s my favorite time of year! Fall is here and we couldn’t be more excited. We celebrate each season with a special recipe, craft, and book. With it being fall, it’s time to kickoff the new season! What are we cooking this fall? We’re celebrating the beginning of fall with our small group by hosting