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Heidi St. John (The Busy Mom)
Works at Firmly Planted Family |
Attended Portland Christian High School, Multnomah School of the Bible
Lives in Vancouver, WA
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I've got a little bone to pick with the emphasis we put on weddings in the culture.  Anniversaries deserve honor–AND a party worthy of Pinterest perfection!
I've got a little bone to pick with the culture. Everywhere I look, I see signs that while we all love a good wedding, we don't give marriage the honor it deserves. Jay and I recently celebrated our 25th anniversary. Our daughters did something unexpected and wonderful for us—they threw us an ...
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It's tonight?? I thought Thursday night! Do I have my days confused too? LOL! 
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Do you have a child who hates writing?

#Reluctantwriters approach a blank sheet of paper with emotions ranging from boredom to fear. Each attempt produces frenzied erasures, gray smudges, or tears of frustration.

They don’t get why writing is so hard (or worse, why they’re so bad at it), and they wallow in a whole heap of failure.

#Homeschooling mamas want to create an atmosphere that fosters a love of writing. We want our kids to feel comfortable around paper and pencil—to know how to organize a brainful of lively thoughts and express them in written form. But sometimes we get in the way of our own goals, don't we?

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Fashion Must Haves for Summer's Busy Moms!
I'm over at The Busy Mom today sharing some of my Summer Beauty and Fashion Must Haves

#Summer   #BeautyAndFashion  #TheBusyMom
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~Vicky :)
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Hahaha! Yeah I could REALLY use one of those!
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Grace for those who need it.  That's all of us. 
There's an awful lot of noise on the Internet today about yesterday's news. You know: yesterday's news. Killings in Syria. Riots in Missouri. Iraqi children dying because their parents profess faith in Jesus. Political battles. Broken marriages. Starving children. More rockets in Gaza.
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Beautifully written
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Note to self #motherhood  
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Is this your experience too?   #parentingadvice   #motherhoodhumor   #TheBusyMom  
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Mine are teens they sleep in....its glorious
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My Busy Mom’s Guide to Daylight is included, for a little more than twice the cost of that you get 78 books and SO much more! Look below for everything included, and don’t forget, this ends Monday so don’t be one of the ones who e-mails me saying they missed it! (Yes, that happens every time!)

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Author | Speaker | Mom of 7 | Wife of Jay
  • Firmly Planted Family |
    Homeschool mom, writer, speaker, present
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Vancouver, WA
Portland, OR - Mount Vernon, WA - Colorado Springs, CO - Boring, OR - Portland, OR
  • Portland Christian High School, Multnomah School of the Bible
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Firmly Planted Print Project

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All the way through high school, college, and a bit into married life I was one of those “skinny girls.” I was a healthy weight. I didn't th