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Simple Organization for Busy Bags

About three or four years ago, I was introduced to busy bags, and since then we’ve never looked back.  Busy bags are a large part of my preschoolers lives, and over the years I’ve steadily collected these activities for my children.

Some I’ve created myself, some I’ve found on Pinterest, and others I’ve come across in conversations with friends.  {Here are my favorite busy bags!}  A few years ago I realized our busy bag situation needed some confinement.

Quick, simple, and easy! Organize those busy bags practically without loosing your mind! - Anchored In His Grace #busybags

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Easy Busy Bags for Little Ones

Over the years I’ve collected quite a few busy bags for my little ones.  Busy bags have been a great way for my preschoolers, and toddlers, to have a quiet activity they can do on their own.

Many busy bags offer an educational element, but they all offer fine motor practice.  Not to mention the independent skills young children are learning when they retrieve their busy bag, and then are expected to put it away when they’re completed.

Busy bags are simple activities in which all supplies fit into a zipped, gallon size plastic bag.  I must have at least 30 busy bags tucked away, but there are some that my children gravitate towards weekly.

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Apply Your One Word Everyday: 5 Tips For Forgetful Mamas

Last month, I shared with you that my one word (fearless) is less about living without fear, and more about capturing my worries to lay them at the feet of Jesus.  My focus for this year is to really take hold of those worries, especially those mommy worries, and let the Lord graciously intervene when my thoughts overwhelm me.  But I’m forgetful, and I found myself wondering…how do I apply my one word when I so easily forget about it?

Awesome tips to apply your one word in daily living! - Anchored In His Grace

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When Potty Training Just Isn’t Happening!

Any parent searching the internet for potty training tips, is sure to land themselves on dozens of sites claiming to have the answer to their potty training woes.  There are even plenty of books in print waiting for eager parents to put their tips to the test, and not to mention the public with all their advice.  Don’t you just love getting potty training advice from the public when you never asked?

Don't loose your mind while potty training!  10 tips for keeping your sanity! - Anchored In His Grace #parenting

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Five Ways to Increase Productivity by Saying “No” to Electronics

If you’re reading this, I’m assuming you use electronics in some way in your home.  Whether it be for business, home management, or just for fun, it’s probably safe to assume you use them in general.  I don’t know about you, but in our home electronic usage can get out of hand.  All too often I find that I’m distracted from my daily tasks, because the internet seems to be calling my name.  I’ve now discovered Continue reading Five Ways to Increase Productivity by Saying “No” to Electronics

Tips From 14 Years Of Marriage

Today my husband and I are celebrating 14 years of marriage!  Our marriage got off on a rocky start, and even though we still have a to work at our marriage (come on y’all, this ain’t no fairy tale), there are definitely some tips that have helped us grow in our marriage. Continue reading Tips From 14 Years Of Marriage