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Homeschool Explorations

So I’ve mentioned a couple of times here on the blog that we’ve thought about trying out homeschooling this summer, and we’ve been underway for about a month now already! There’s so much I’ve been wanting to share with you all, but it’s felt like such an overwhelming decision to make. We have so many […]

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Maker Portrait | Eleanor

Eleanor, as most of you know, is my four-year-old daughter. I love taking pictures of my kids in the act of creating, so I thought I’d share some of those moments with you. As a creative mama, teaching my kids how to make is one of my biggest goals. But the funny thing I’ve found […]

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Over the Weekend

We went to the library (and yes, that’s a t.v. in the background–you can read the story behind that on my Facebook page). Went on a little date night at Nosh. Got the kids out early Sunday morning to venture downtown… …and see daddy run in the Herothon. And then pretended to be superheroes ourselves. […]

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Holidaying

Hello my friends! I’ve been taking it easy these past couple of weeks (or rather, trying not to overload myself), and enjoying Christmas with family and friends. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday! Here’s a little peek at what we’ve been up to at the Maker Mama house. We’ve been… Decorating (this was […]

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An Advent Calendar about the Real Reason for the Season

Most Advent calendars seem to focus on kids getting more stuff each day until Christmas and then having an explosion of gifts to open on Christmas Day. I’m here to share something different. An Advent calendar that focuses on the real story of Christmas and the reason we anticipate it. This is a repost from […]

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