Prep + Pack for a Day at the State Fair with Children

I received a really flattering compliment one day at the Iowa State Fair and it was all because I reeeally thought out what to bring to the state fair. Yes, I have an embarrassing amount of pride about my state fair system and I figured it’s time I show it. Now that I’ve said that, … Prep + Pack for a Day at the State Fair with Children Read More »

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Preschool Moms: How to See God in Your Everyday Life

Never-ending requests for snacks. Endless potty runs. And a million and a half questions. No wonder most preschool moms struggle with how to see God in their everyday lives. But it’s possible. And the key to how to see God rests with how you see yourself. Psst! Cheered On Mom is super happy to host … Preschool Moms: How to See God in Your Everyday Life Read More »

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A Magical Scavenger Hunt Nature Walk

The other day, we had an adventure. It started when the temperature was unseasonably warm, and I was watching my two kids (six and three) play in the back yard. They were having a great time, but I knew that it would probably deteriorate soon, so I came up with a plan for our own … A Magical Scavenger Hunt Nature Walk Read More »

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The True Value of a Stay at Home Mom

It wasn’t that long ago that I was a career-oriented gal wondering what I’d do when I had my baby and if there was any significant value of a stay at home mom. Little did I know, I’d be blessed with this title just two weeks after my maternity leave was over. pin me! When … The True Value of a Stay at Home Mom Read More »

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Spring Clean Your Home: Podcasts that Inspire

My name is Laura, and I’m a podcast fanatic. I wasn’t always this way, though. And my podcast obsession has gone in a direction I never anticipated: home podcasts are my new favorite. They’re designed to help us maintain, organize, clean, and otherwise enjoy our living spaces. I love these podcasts not because I love … Spring Clean Your Home: Podcasts that Inspire Read More »

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Another Family Life Update

Hey, cheered on moms! I thought I’d write another quick post on what’s been going on for us as a family lately, and what I’ve been up to behind the scenes. First of all, we’re in the process of relocating to another town! We had to move because my husband was laid off, along with … Another Family Life Update Read More »

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That Time I Wrote About Abortion (Updated)

So, today over on Kingdom Bloggers, you can find two articles I wrote on the subject of abortion. Can I just tell you what a mixed bag of emotions I was over writing these posts? My personality type (9 on Enneagram) means I can see the merit of everyone’s opinions. It’s not easy for me … That Time I Wrote About Abortion (Updated) Read More »

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Tips for Moving with Kids

My husband and I have moved a lot in our 17 years of marriage. But this is the first time we’ve moved with two kids, at ages where they will remember their old home, and are facing some big changes to our routine. So I’m sharing my best tips for moving with kids…based on our … Tips for Moving with Kids Read More »

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Moving Check-In

We’re still alive, and we’re still moving. As a blogger, I can’t stand to see Cheered On Mom neglected, but as a crazy busy mom who is typing one-handed on her phone while holding a sick toddler, I have other priorities. We’re really amazed at how God is helping us with this move. Little example: … Moving Check-In Read More »

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Leprechaun Bait Recipe and Trap Printable!

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya! You knew I was going to say that, didn’t you? St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and I’m really excited to have your back with some fun ideas for St. Patricks’ Day for you and your kiddos. Simple Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day Here’s a list of … Leprechaun Bait Recipe and Trap Printable! Read More »

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