autumn as a time of slowing

I have always felt conflicted this time of year, this season of Autumn. Like many, it’s my favorite season. The brisk mornings make for beautiful opportunities to snuggle a little longer and the glorious afternoons are perfect for unplugging and spending time in nature.

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5 must have essential oils for staying healthy this winter

The cold months of late fall and winter will soon be here, along with all of the colds and sniffles that tag along. Winter holds a host of challenges when it comes to staying healthy, between the germs and viruses and the additional stress we experience during the holiday season, we seem more vulnerable to sniffles, colds, stomach viruses, you name it! To help with some of these winter time illness, I often turn to essential oils to help manage and relieve my symptoms.

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summer bucket list part 1

Our family is doing something a little different this year and I am really excited about it. We have wanted to do some traveling but that's a lot easier said than done when you have a lot of little kids. Since my "little" kids are not so little anymore, we feel like this is our summer to hit the road and go on an adventure.

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our journey to homeschooling part 1

I am often asked questions about our decision to homeschool, the what's, why's, when's and how's. I want to share all of this information with you but admit, it's a lot. I decided I would start at the beginning and answer first, why we chose to homeschool. To capture the story in a single post would make for a really long post, so I want to do it in parts.

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Hi, my name is Amelia and I want to welcome you to this space.  Let me give you the quick dime store version of my bio: I am a wife, mom to six and Mimi to three.  That’s a lot of people and that’s just how I like my life, busy with a touch of chaos.

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