Chatting on the Simple Mom Podcast

Recently I had the opportunity to chat with Tsh from Simple Mom on her weekly podcast. We had a great time talking about all kinds of things regarding “life as mom”: potty training, girly toys, freezer cooking, and homeschooling. I had so much fun, I sometimes forgot we were being recorded. That’s why I sound […]

Coming Up in August on LifeasMOM

Is it really August already? Slow down the clock, please. Just a quick note with LifeasMOM news: This weekend we’ll be talking Freezer Cooking and I’ll be sharing how I am combining Freezer Cooking with a Pantry Challenge. Come on Friday prepared to share your cooking plan. Also in the line-up: a freezer cooking question […]

NEW Organizing Life as MOM – with Blogger & Homeschooling Add-ons

It’s bigger! It’s badder! It’s too much fun! This past week I’ve been working on lots of new stuff to help me (and you) get it together and organize “life as MOM”. The result? The revised and updated version of “Organizing Life as MOM.” The updated 173-page book is filled with ideas and worksheets to […]

Plan + Ideas = 1 Fun Mom

My friend JessieLeigh has been a joy to watch this summer. She has been using the Summer Survival Guide to teach her kids about a wealth of topics and to have fun with them during their break from school. In her recent post, Setting Up Camp, JessieLeigh reveals what her process was for setting up […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream of a Sale

For some of us, summer vacation is drawing to a close. For others, it’s only half over. Either way, you’re going to want to take advantage of this sale in the LifeasMOM e-store. Now through the end of the week, The Summer Survival Guide will be for sale at a reduced rate of $5. This […]

What We Learned About Edible Wild Foliage

It all started with a little red berry. A little red berry and a toddler. I had taken my children to the park to play. My daughter, a toddler at the time, was roaming about the playground, just a few feet away, and then disappeared from my view around a corner. I was after her immediately, […]

Reading the Bible for Yourself

…. the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.  All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. – 2 Timothy 3:15-17 (emphasis mine) It’s only in my old […]

How to Be a Pro Mom

I’m over at Simple Mom today, sharing tips for how to be a Pro Mom. From the post, Over a decade ago I made the transition from high school teacher to full-time mom. Gone were the days of toting my European leather satchel, wearing high heels, and attending staff meetings. Instead, my hours were filled […]