Rachel Meyers

Hey there! I'm Rachel and Mom of 4 joining you on a quest to be a positive parent! Help me along the way and maybe learn some new things in the process.

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Homeschool Basics – Making it Fun and Free

In a previous post, I went over different curriculums and homeschool basics that you will need to get started.  With this post I would like to share a few resources that have helped make our experience doing school at home fun and (mostly) free. A few weeks ago I decided to take my first grader …

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Homeschool Resources – The Basics Needed to Get Started

I am writing this post, mostly just to have a place to put all of the ideas other people have shared with me and to have one place I can refer to for basic homeschool resources. Last week (March 12th, 2014), we withdrew one of our 4 children mid-year from his first grade class at …

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LDS Stake Primary Music Leader Resources

For those of you who read my blog and don’t know me personally, I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (or Mormon).  We have “callings” in our Church which is basically a prayerfully inspired job to do.  As members of this Church, we all work together to help …

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My Favorite Baby Items (for a 6 month old)

I know we all have our favorite things when it comes to baby toys and just all-around great products that makes out lives easier.  Here are my top 5! These are my son’s favorite 2 toys What baby doesn’t like to look at himself in the mirror? My little guy LOVES this toy. He plays …

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Top 5 Items Needed for a Newborn

We all know the simple basics that a baby needs when they are first born:  A place to sleep (we chose a crib, but you could also have your baby sleep in a bassinet or a pack & play or even co-sleep with you), diapers, wipes, changing table food, and clothes.  We chose to get …

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Why Motherhood Matters

On Sunday at a women’s meeting at Church, we had a discussion on Motherhood and why motherhood matters.  It wasn’t long until I retreated into my own reverie.  I’m sure others were too because it wasn’t long until those in the room started thinking and commenting about what they could have done differently to be …

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Disneyland Deals 2014

If you could save a few hundred dollars on your next Disneyland trip, would you be happy?  We all know it’s hard to find really big discounts on Disney travel because they don’t really need to offer discounts to encourage people to come.  They do, however, offer large discounts to groups of people traveling in …

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Baby K’tan Review

As some of you know, I am really into babywearing. As a Mom of 4, I have to have a life while still being able to hold my baby and have my hands free. I have tried a lot of different baby carriers and what I’ve come to realize is that there is really not …

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The Cheap Family Guide – Disney Deals Book

So, I have been working on a new project that has been consuming my time for the last couple months…. A BOOK!  I have always wanted to be an author and thanks to Amazon Kindle, that goal has been realized.  It’s called,“The Cheap Family’s Guide to Disneyland: How to Save $1000 and Still Have Fun”.  …

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Gluten Free Lemon Cookies

We made these gluten free lemon cookies for a neighborhood party this summer and they were a big hit!  They are soft and chewy and just plain delicious!  We used this gluten free flour.   PrintGluten Free Lemon Cookies Ingredients½ cup softened Earth Balance (butter substitute) or butter of your choice 1 cup sugar ½ …

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