Entries by Stacey Maaser

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Helpful Tips for Exercising While Breastfeeding

By Guest Blogger: Sarah Palmer Author Bio: Hi! My name is Sarah, founder of SarahsLovelyFamily. I love sharing tips and tricks I learned from raising my own family, helping parents like me raising healthy children while enjoying it. You can follow me on Twitter at @SarahsLovelyFam. Helpful Tips for Exercising While Breastfeeding It is a […]

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Simple Homemade Hummus Recipe

One of my favorite snacks in the whole world is homemade bread topped with homemade hummus, green olives, and fresh tomatoes from the garden. This hummus recipe is easy to make, super nutritious, and oh so very delicious! Ingredients 2 15 oz. Cans of Garbanzo Beans (drain and save the liquid) ½ Cup Tahini (make […]

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Super Simple Homemade Bread Recipe

When we were first married, my parents got my husband and I a grain grinder. Since I was so busy with teaching, my mom actually taught my husband her famous bread recipe. He was the main bread maker in the family until we had two kids and I became a stay at home mom. When […]

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10 Best Resources for Teaching the ABCs

Learning the ABCs (letter names AND letter sounds) is the bedrock for learning how to read. While you can certainly do a lot with just YouTube videos and some homemade supplies, these are the resources that have helped our four children learn their ABCs really really well in a way that revolves around play. 1. […]

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Apps That Encourage Imagination and Creativity

If you’re looking for some open ended apps that foster creativity and imagination, you’ve come to the right place! If you’re tired of games that are all about winning and losing, competition, and points, look no further! Yes, these are the games my children between the ages of 5-8 have enjoyed, but many of these are really […]

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Setting Reasonable Limits for Screen Time

I’ve seen many articles that talk about the dangers of screen time and heard many parents complain about children being exposed to too much technology. While tablets are a fairly new technology, guiding children towards spending their days in a productive way is not. The research actually shows that children who were exposed to educational […]

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13 Homeschooling Tips from the 1990s

By Guest Blogger Diane Napierkowski Author Bio: Diane is a mother of five who home schooled her children and is passionate about learning, teaching, seeking the truth, living a healthy lifestyle, and spending time with her family. When not working as a Quality Engineer, she can be found supporting her husband in their family run fundraising business at Great […]