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Dianna Kennedy
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Spring Themed Videos for Kids

This Southern girl is officially over winter!

We're banning any talk of snow in my house and looking ahead to spring ..... checking out ideas for gardening, rainbows, butterflies and more!

http://thekennedyadventures.com/spring-themed-videos-for-kids-on-netflix/

Need some ideas? 

Take a peep at what we're watching. 

Did I miss any of your favorites?

#streamteam   #homeschooling   #ihsnet  
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Looking for a fantastic array of homeschooling tips and tricks? 

Don't miss the Homeschool Showcase!
 
Homeschool Showcase #149: A Plethora of Tips and Advice

If you need homeschool help, this is for you!

This edition is loaded with homeschool tips, advice and ideas. You'll find:

- Sanity-saving tips
- Tips for transcripts
- How to get your homeschool back on track
- Why bedtime stories are important 

and so many more!

All brought to you by these fabulous bloggers:
+Betsy Sproger +Kym Thorpe +Jen Dunlap +Kyle Suzanne McVay +Tonia L +Sara Dennis +Kris Bales +Brenda D Priddy +Solagratia Mom +Susan F Williams +Michelle Cannon +Marie-Claire Moreau +Pam Barnhill +Sallie Borrink +Mystie Winckler

#homeschoolresources   #tipsandtricks   #homeschoolshowcase  
This edition of the Homeschool Showcase is loaded with tips and how-to posts.
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Playground Tips for Moms of Big Families

{Hurry, Spring!}

We're longing for the park and playgrounds, after being pummeled with snow for a week. 

http://thekennedyadventures.com/tips-playdates-rambunctious-toddler/

But, taking lots of little children to the park alone can be a challenge. Take a look at how we manage. 


#parenting   #ValPakSaves   #childhoodunplugged  
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PRINTABLE ROSARY CARDS
During this #Lent , our family plans to embark on a prayer challenge. 


http://thekennedyadventures.com/printable-rosary-cards-catholic-kids/

We're going to pray a decade of the Rosary a day, to encourage a family prayer habit and to learn more about our #Catholic  faith. 

I'm so excited! Come and join us! 
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Smart lady I may have to do the same, LOL. +Richele McFarlin has hooked me up in the past
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Are you addicted to your smartphone? 

Join me Monday, January 26th to learn more about the super speedy 4G LTE and win prizes (including a new smartphone!)

http://thekennedyadventures.com/rsvp-giveme4glte-twitter-party-126/

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#BigGameTreats Twitter Party

Need some fresh ideas for treats for your Big Game party? 

http://thekennedyadventures.com/big-game-twitter-party/

I'm super excited to be helping to host a Twitter party next week all about jazzing up your Big Game sweet treats! 

Come in, join the fun, get some great new ideas and win prizes!


#BigGameTreats   #ad  
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Great time to pick up some books to read on Spring Break! 

#classicaleducation   #homeschooling  
 
LAST CHANCE ON FREE SHIPPING!! Ends March 1st! #curriculum   #freeshipping  
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Keeping Kids Healthy While Traveling

I'm ready to head to the beach, with warm weather and lots of sand and surf! Who's coming with me?

http://thekennedyadventures.com/tips-for-keeping-your-kids-healthy-while-traveling/

Before we head out, you'd better believe I'll be checking this list of ideas to help keep the kids healthy while we're on a road trip. Being sick on vacation is no fun!


#childrensprobiotics   #parenting   #sponsored  
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Saving Time and Money in the Kitchen

BRRR! When +Brett Kennedy  was out grabbing milk and bread for our snow-emergency, he noticed some Rollback prices on Banquet dinners and Chef Boyardee pasta! 

http://thekennedyadventures.com/saving-time-money-chef-boyardee-banquet/

Check out the details, then stock up your pantry and freezer. More snow is on the way!

#LowPriceMeals   #ad   #CollectiveBias  
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PREPARING YOUR HEART FOR LENT 

We're only a few weeks away from one of my very favorite liturgical seasons - Lent. 

It offers us a chance to begin again, and to fashion our lives into what God intended. 

http://thekennedyadventures.com/catholic-moms-guide-preparing-lent/

How will you be putting prayer, fasting and almsgiving into practice this Lenten season? 

#Catholic   #Lent   #liturgicalyear  
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I'm not Catholic, but I do observe Lent, +Dianna Kennedy. Looking forward to exploring the great resources you've included. I especially like the idea of adding an extra spiritual practice during the Lenten season.
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* A BUSY MOM'S GUIDE TO BLISSFUL MORNINGS* 

With many small children at home, you have to be intentional about getting your mornings off to a great start. 

http://thekennedyadventures.com/?p=15581

If I start the day off in a rotten mood, it takes me all day to recover. One of my goals this year is to find bliss in every morning. 

Come over and share some of your tips for making each morning GREAT!

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I can relate.  My triplets just turned five this month.  They usually wake up screaming.  Like, actually screaming at the top of their lungs.  I agree about the importance of finding the bliss!
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POTTY TRAINING TIPS FOR BUSY MOMS

You’d think I’d have this potty training gig well under control. (Hello -- mom of six, been there, done that, even with twins!)

http://thekennedyadventures.com/potty-training-tips-busy-moms/

Humility is not my strong point. I’m always learning something new about my children when we hit the potty training stage, and it’s usually served up with a big dose of humble pie.

You know, like having to fish an entire roll of toilet paper out of the commode because I was too busy to take the toddler to the bathroom. 

True Story. 

So, I’m getting back to basics and remembering that this potty training journey is a marathon, not a sprint.

Come check out the Potty Training Tips for Busy Moms and see if I left out anything. 

After all, they say you learn something new every day! 

#PUBigKids #parenting #pottytraining #ad
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Oh, I need this! I dread potty training my nearly 2 year old. And funny you mention fishing out TP - I fished out an apple core floating among poop logs the other day. Fun times. LOL
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  • Midway College
    1993
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Dianna Mattingly
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Catholic mom to 5, busy homeschooling, living her faith and trying to stay fit without coming unglued.
Introduction
Catholic Homeschooling mother of five. I write at The Kennedy Adventures - about my misadventures in homeschooling, managing a large family, living my faith and trying to stay fit. You'll also find me writing at The Homeschool Classroom, New Evangelizers and Catholic Mothers Online, as well as on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
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Mother to identical twin boys -- very few things scare me now.
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Homeschooling mother of many small children, living my Catholic faith and trying to stay fit
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