Rhythms + Grace


Step 1: Declutter your home & mind.

Step 2: Create new rhythms & systems that work for you!

Super Simple Advent with Toddlers

Keep Advent with Toddlers simple & teach your little ones about Jesus' birth. Here are no-prep activity ideas, a free calendar, and Bible stories.

I’ve grown to really like celebrating Advent the past several years. The word “Advent” comes from a Latin word meaning “coming.” There’s something about the anticipation. The set-aside time and space to look at the Giver of all good gifts. To remember that He became the greatest Gift we’ve ever known. I want my little […]

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Vegetable Beef Soup

vegetable beef stew slow cooker in 5 minutes

This slow cooker vegetable beef soup/ stew recipe is from my faithful red plaid Better Homes & Gardens cookbook. If you don’t have one, get one! It’s a staple for all the basics in cooking!!  Vegetable Beef Soup [Slow Cooker/ Crockpot] Ingredients 1 lb boneless beef chuck pot roast, cut into bite size pieces 1 […]

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Infant Sleep Training: A Way-Too-Long Guide to Everything We’ve Ever Learned About Getting Babies to Sleep Through the Night by 3 Months

how to sleep train

I’ve been wondering how I could contribute to starting the third world war. I decided that blogging about infant sleep training would be a good next step. I mean, if there is anything that can get some mommas’ panties in a bunch, it’s talking about sleep training or breastfeeding philosophies. But seriously. Here’s my disclaimer. […]

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21 Cheap Homemade Toddler Toys & Activities (AKA: My Kids Play with Trash)

diy toddler activities

Our zero-degree-freeze-the-snot-inside-your-nose midwestern winters are in full swing, and we are officially hibernating. I bought 3 months worth of food and we’re not leaving the house until April. The freezing weeks of winter here cause us to get a little bit creative with our indoor activities. And by creative, I mean, my kids play with our trash. […]

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