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Hey! Thank you so much for stopping by. I'm Lisa - a homeschool mom of 3 (2 boys and 1 girl). I care about the strength of the family in America, and often blog about babies/kids, natural parenting, homeschool, and marriage. Before you leave, please sign up for my monthly newsletter (on the top right). If you do, you will be well rewarded with notification of all giveaways and sales - which will not be announced on the blog. Google+ Profile

4-Simple Steps to Prevent Sloppy Math Mistakes

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  I am honored to have Kate Snow, a math educator on a mission to help parents raise kids who are capable and confident in math.   Kids’ sloppy mistakes in math driving you up the wall? Learn 4 simple steps you can take to improve their neatness and accuracy in math! Some kids seem Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 306

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Why a Second Reverse Diet? Sometimes you Have to Go Backwards to Move Forward

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I’m trying to get to a point where I am at most 20% body fat.  That’s the goal. I want to have a lower than normal percentage of body fat, and I want to maintain it eating real food – and a normal amount of it.  I don’t want to starve and I don’t want Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 305

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Fun for the Entire Family! Bolshoi Ballet Summer Series – At a Theater Near You!

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  How important are the arts to a solid foundation?  Really important.  Even though I would love to do it, for us, it’s financially difficult taking a family of 6 to the ballet.  The Bolshoi ballet is offering families like mine an alternative.   On three Monday’s in July, they are showing three awe-inspiring ballets Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 304

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Staying Safe While Running Alone

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    As part of my training routine, I run or do some other form of longer distance cardio one day a week.  As a homeschooling mom, there is always someone with me.  Even when I go to the gym alone, there is always people working out around me.  Sometimes, a woman just needs to Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 303

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

The Benefits of Kettlebells

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    Dumbbells and barbells are the most commonly used implements for weight training that can be found in any gym. However, in recent years another workout tool has grown in popularity to rival both of these modalities: the kettlebell.  Have you ever used kettlebells? I have found the the love for the versatility of Read the full article…

Enhancing your Baby’s Nutrition May Help Avoid Allergies & Asthma As They Grow

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  More children are now suffering from asthma and allergies than before. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), more than 6 million children under the age of 18 have asthma and more than 50 million Americans have environmental and/or food allergies. What’s even more surprising is that asthma and allergies are Read the full article…