Tell Me What You Think

Last day of the year? How did we get here? Um, yeah, time stops for no man. I guess that’s it. As we roll on into 2013, I’d love it if you would take a few minutes to fill out this survey. It will help me know what you love about Life as MOM (the […]

Ch-Ch-Changes for 2013


I’m over at Simple Homeschool today talking about ways to approach the new year with a positive spin. From the post, I intended to finish the calendar year with a strong academic month. Of course, illness and a number of unforeseeable circumstances got in my way. In some ways, we limped to the finish line. […]

When Love Came Down to Earth

“Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people; for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. This will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in […]

Merry Christmas!

FishFam in Sierras

I don’t send Christmas cards any more. I’m one of those people. I know. I used to dislike them also. But, I realized that something had to give. And Christmas cards was it. That doesn’t mean, however, that I don’t send you wishes for a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I do. […]

$5 Ebook Bundle Sale

Through Friday, December 21, you can get a great deal on ebooks and at the same time help a homeschool family who has taken on the care of ten additional children, ages 2-16, who need a safe and loving home. The mother of these ten precious kids has terminal cancer and is no longer able […]

Winners from the Grateful Giveaways

Last week I posted a boatload of giveaways from some amazing sponsors: Pirates Booty, Otterbox, Jump Start, Jakks Toys, Contigo, Cutco, Dave Ramsey, Once A Month Mom, Harvard Common Press, CVS, Hallmark, Little Tikes, PetSmart, iHome, Jib-Jab and Payless Shoe Source. We are in the process of emailing all of the winners, so you can watch for […]

Don’t Forget to Enter the Grateful Giveaways!


On Monday and Tuesday I posted fifteen great giveaways. Eleven other bloggers did the same. That means there are 180 prizes just waiting to be won — by you. Be sure to enter before the promotions close on Monday night, 12/10/12. Each of these prizes is bound to make your holidays and your “life as […]

Get A Simpler Season for 5 Bucks! (Expired)

simpler season $5

For the month of December, you can get my book, A Simpler Season for only $5. It’s chock full of ideas, printables, planning pages, and ideas to help you be more intentional with how you spend your time and money this holiday season. Buy the book here.