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The Truth About Ramadan: You Might Be Surprised

Islam is completely foreign to me. I have a decent understanding of a variety of Christian religions, but my only knowledge of any Islamic holiday is a news clip, announcing the first or last day of the holiday and showing prayers. As Ramadan approaches, I realize that I need to learn more, and do better, […]

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Women’s History through Children’s Books

March is Women’s History Month! There are many women, past and present, that have made a major influence in history. Learning about these historical figures is something we enjoy at our house. We have compiled some great children’s books to help you and your children learn more about these historical figures. There are many books […]

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Finding Magic this Holiday Season

  When I was a little girl, I reveled in the enchantment of the holiday season. I remember the taste of buttery sugar cookies with sweet cream frosting, and the rustic aroma of cinnamon, spruce, and pine fresh from the tree in the hall. I remember how my cheeks, when pecked by the cold winter […]

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This Christmas I Won’t Compete: The Three Gift Rule

Halloween is long over. I have seen pictures of all of the kids and their loot from trick or treating. Thanksgiving has come and gone. {I wore an elastic waistband, if you’re wondering}. And suddenly it’s Christmas. Facebook has been inundated with pictures of Christmas trees and décor. The radio stations have been playing their nonstop […]

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Why I’m Happy To Take On The Holidays

This season, are you spreading holiday cheer and singing loudly for all to hear? Or are you more Green with annoyance at how overly joyful and triumphant all the mall music can be? Maybe, you fall somewhere in the middle on the spectrum. But me? I LOVE the holiday season! Not only am I crazy […]

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