The Tooth Fairy is a Big Spender at Our House


This post is sponsored by Tom’s of Maine: This was my big girl late last summer. She’s got a bug bite on her forehead and a tooth dangling by a thread. She was so excited to be a “big kid” and start losing teeth. Teeth, as it would turn out, are a big deal around […]

Life as MOM’s Greatest Hits

Yesterday I shared some of the plans I have for your reading pleasure this year. Today, I thought I’d share a few blasts from the past. Here are some of the most popular posts EVER on Life as MOM: Freezer Cooking Recipes That You Can Count On – Here’s a great collection of recipes that are […]

What’s Going On Around Here?

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Here’s what’s in store at Life as MOM this year. The “life as MOM” is characterized huge laundry piles, messy-yet-creative sand castles, cooking food your kids probably won’t like, and beautiful moments all wrapped into one. Usually we find all these things in one single day. I did just Friday! Over the years I’ve tried […]

Best of 2012 at Life as MOM

I’ve spent some time recently going over all the family photos of 2012. How did my kids get so big so fast?! Time flies when you’re having fun. I thought I’d share some of the highlights here at Life as MOM with you. These are the most popular posts of 2012. Make-Ahead School Lunches and […]

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!

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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. […]