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Do good

Shela Yount About Me, Encouragement, FREEBIES!, My Everyday Life 2 Comments

Hey Friends! I’ve got a question for you this week… Since when is holding a kid when they want to be held considered bad parenting? As parents, we all have this feeling of entitlement when it comes to our kids, I mean… we DID agree …

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Becoming courageous

Shela Yount About Me, Elevation Church, Encouragement, How To, Monday Morning Mission, Monthly Goals, My Everyday Life, My Relationship with Jesus 1 Comment

Hey friends! I am excited about writing to you this week! This weekend at church was pretty incredible. My Pastor, Steven Furtick, was talking about Joshua this weekend. His entire sermon was talking about courage and how God has given us such a huge vocabulary …

Love conquers all

Love conquers all

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This is for the mom who is tired of seeing bad news all over social media. It’s for the mom who wants their kids to know that hatred and violence is unacceptable. This blog, that probably won’t reach very many people, is for the mom …

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A harsh look into the reality of being a mom

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I’m not that far into motherhood where I can’t remember what it was like not to be a mom. Flexibility to do the things I wanted to do, when I wanted to do them. Lots of days spent sleeping in. Extra cash to blow on …

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Have no fear; these aren’t your typical gift ideas for mom

Shela Yount Arts & Crafts, Encouragement, How To, My Everyday Life 1 Comment

If you’re a mom, you probably have a drawer or tote FULL of “gifts” from your kids. Dried, crinkly, fragile clover flowers, a napkin with some scribbles and a heart on it, a necklace made out of Cheerios, Macaroni, and floss. As moms, we celebrate …

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What every mom is in danger of when she multitasks

Shela Yount About Me, Encouragement, My Everyday Life, My Relationship with Jesus 1 Comment

Hey there! It’s been awhile hasn’t it? My week-long “spring break” hiatus, turned into weeks… I would sit down to write to you, begin a draft, and toss it into the virtual waste basket. Honestly, I’ve just been feeling so distant from everything; and it …

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April Goals: Family + Blog

Shela Yount About Me, Blogging, Monthly Goals, My Everyday Life 7 Comments

In an effort to try to gain some time in my life, I have decided to keep up with how I spend it. I thought it would be fun (and hopefully encouraging to you), if I shared my monthly goals for my family and my …

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Resurrection Rolls – Teaching kids about Easter

Shela Yount Arts & Crafts, Encouragement, FREEBIES!, How To, My Relationship with Jesus 0 Comments

Happy Good Friday! My daughter is eight years old and I’ve been thinking about different ways to teach her about Jesus’ Death & Resurrection at Easter. I felt led to ask my cousin to ask if she had any ideas about sharing that story with …

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DIY Easter Basket Ideas

Shela Yount About Me, Arts & Crafts, How To, My Everyday Life 1 Comment

I can’t believe it’s time to start thinking about Easter Baskets!  I’ve never been the mom that bought pre-made Easter Baskets. I don’t blame you if you’re that mom, at all. Making your own Easter Basket is SO time consuming, not to mention more expensive. …

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Monday Morning Mission

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It’s Monday again! The weekend goes by so quickly, doesn’t it? Holy Week has officially begun, and I have started another Bible Reading Plan… Story of my life, right? That’s okay though! I will be the first one to admit that I don’t fully understand …