Super Sale This Week Only

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Thanks for your patience! After I posted this on Sunday afternoon, I had some major technological glitches. I had to pull the post and the sale while I waited for the chaos to resolve. I think we’re ready to roll with the Super Sale. Thanks for your patience! This week only, all the main books […]

Happy Birthday to Us (& the Week in Review)


It probably seems silly to commemorate a blogging anniversary. I doubt it will be a yearly thing, but hey, any excuse for a party, right? I just want to take a minute and say thanks. This space has given me so much over the years. While we’ve been fighting our way out of debt, to […]

Introducing the Life as MOM Monthly Newsletter

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Greetings from California! This is an old, old photo, taken shortly after we moved back to our home state. We’d been on a long journey to get here, so I look at it as a rather iconic snap, our little post card to the world. So much has changed in the years since my people […]

The Week in Review

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Here’s the week in review at Life as MOM: It was a long week. There were some good things, some bad things, and some things I still don’t comprehend. The highlight was probably doing fun things as a family that didn’t involve screens. We have a lot of screens. Screens are not bad. They help […]


This sale has now ended. You’re honestly going to hear a lot about this sale throughout the blogosphere this week. It’s such an amazing number of resources that cover such a lot of ground. Even if you were interested in a mere handful of the books, you’d be getting a good deal. Here are the […]

The Week in Review


It was “book week” at our house this week. While I put the finishing touches on my second cookbook (details coming in a few months), my kids read books. I bought a handful of books we’d never read before so that the choices would be fresh. Who doesn’t love the novelty of a brand-new, never-been-read-by-anyone-else […]

Balancing School and Home

5 ways to manage home and homeschool

Life, as you can imagine, is pretty crazy around here. Six kids, homeschool, recipe testing, hockey games, housework…. there is no way I can do it all. I’m over at Simple Homeschool today sharing the tricks I use to managing school and home. I’m still a work in progress, but there are a few things […]

The Week in Review

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Oh the week has been a full one, body, soul, and spirit. If you’ve kept up on current events, you know there’s much sadness in the world. Thankfully, there’s also an amazing GOD and plenty of good people to do good work and to help. It’s sometimes hard to process it all. Two of the […]