Organization for Normal People


Think that organization is only for people who have it all together? Au contraire. It’s for you and me, the normal people. Organization, when you hear the word, may conjure a realm of different images: spotless home, alphabetized spices, labeled shelves. You may think of Martha Stewart or the people you know who are never […]

9 Fun Fall Activities for Families

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Christmas will be here before you know it. Enjoy some fun fall activities with your kids before it does! Fall is probably my favorite season of the year. Well, it used to be, back when the weather knew how to obey. This week the temps are still in the 80’s, BUT this morningI did get […]

6 Ways to Prepare Your Digital Files for an Emergency

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No one expects to have their computer crash, either due to natural forces or a dying hard drive. But, you can prepare your digital files for an emergency so that they are easily recovered. This post is written by Life as Mom contributor, Linsey Knerl. There is quite a bit of discussion on the internet […]

Safe Travels with Kids

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Are you heading overseas on a vacation or planning ahead for next year? Take heed of these tips for safe travels so that your trip will be fun and secure. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising […]

The Rules of Engagement, er, Preschool

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Ever find yourself feeling like there’s a certain way of doing things and that maybe you don’t know what that is? Ever need to laugh at yourself? Life as Mom contributor, Deanna, shares her experience with the rules of engagement, er preschool. Recently my son began preschool. I headed into this experience feeling well prepared […]

Emergency Supplies Checklist

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Are you ready for an emergency? It can strike when you least expect it. Get ready with this emergency supply checklist. I grew up in earthquake country, but never experienced a big one. I was off at college at the time. My siblings, however, can still recount how scary it was and how they camped […]

Enjoying Summer in September

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Summer weather lasts far past Labor Day. Are you tooled up to enjoy summer in September? Keep these tips in mind as you enjoy the last bits of warmth. This post is sponsored by Neutrogena. All opinions are my own. I suppose that some folks see Labor Day (this weekend!) as the end of the […]

How to Plan Your Trip to Europe

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Are you wondering how to plan your trip to Europe? Where do you start? Here are some travel tips to begin the process of planning a European vacation.