Author: Carmen Bass

Become a Participator and Not a Spectator in 2021

Was 2020 more of a spectating year for you or a participating year? Let’s define a spectator as someone who watches others enjoy life and not attaining what you want in your own. A participator takes part in their journey. How do you move from being a spectator to a participator in 2021? Write down…
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2021 Family Gift Giveaway

2021 Family Gift Giveaway

Welcome to our first Family Gift Giveaway! We are passionate about families spending quality time together. God values family, and we want to help you and your family be intentional in spending time together in 2021. Our family is giving away a 2021 Family Fun Pack to one of our email subscribers! What will you…
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2021 New Year

Becoming Healthier in 2021 – Spiritually, Emotionally, Physically, and Relationally

I know becoming healthier is pretty much everyone’s New Year’s resolution every year, but health is important now more than ever. When I say health, I am meaning physically, spiritually, emotionally, and relationally. We all have ways we can improve in all of these areas. Yes, it is possible for you and your family to…
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Navigating the Christmas of 2020

Navigating the Christmas of 2020 this year may be a little tough for most people in the world. Many of you have lost loved ones, jobs, maybe even your identity in this long season. My hope is that reading this post will give you a little hope and focus during this Christmas season. Let’s start…
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Summer

5 Summer Learning Activities for Kids

Today is the first day of summer break, and I have created a list of 5 summer learning activities for kids. I know many of you are excited that you guys made it through virtual school from this pandemic. In our home, we still want somewhat of an educational schedule for Daniel throughout summer. I…
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Spiritual Gifts & Talents

Your Family Has Different Spiritual Gifts & Talents

Your family has been placed together with unique spiritual gifts and talents. Check out this video we made as a family on this topic and other videos as well. We took the Spiritual Gift Test from this book: What You Do Best in the Body of Christ: Discover Your Spiritual Gifts, Personal Style, and God-Given…
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To Homeschool or Not to Homeschool Next Year

To homeschool or not to homeschool next year is the question I’ve been thinking about for the last two months. I never imagined myself homeschooling our son. Now because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all homeschooling our children around the world. Having Daniel home and seeing how well he works and how happy he…
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A Day in the Life of Our 10-year-old During the COVID-19 Pandemic

I wanted to share with you what a week day looks like in the life of our 10-year-old son for you to have some ideas for your school-aged children during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is very important to us to make sure Daniel has structure and routine in his day. Structure and routine help a…
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Mother's Day Giveaway

Mother’s Day Weekend Giveaway

We are kicking off monthly giveaways for your family, and the first is this Mother’s Day weekend! We wanted to gift one amazing mom a beautiful new buffalo leather Ivy Birch clutch (see pic below)! Our friend, Jenn Wolfe (who is a wonderful mom!), has started this amazing company called Ivy Birch that is helping…
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Quarantine

What Has Quarantine Looked Like for Us?

What has quarantine looked like for our family? Everyday has looked different. I am sure that is the same for you. My husband is still working full-time, but from home. His work days consist of zoom meetings and phone calls all day and even some nights. Two days a week he is serving in our…
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