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Using the Internet to Book a Hotel and Save Money

With spring fever taking over us all, it’s nice to plan a little getaway when possible. Contributing writer, Amy, shares some tips for using the internet to make hotel reservations. Google what you are looking for in a hotel. For example, last summer I was planning a trip to the beach with my three kids […]

How to Improve Your Family Photos

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With spring vacations, Easter, and Passover quickly approaching, you may be reaching for your camera a little bit more. Heed these tips from Life as MOM contributor and professional photographer, Alex Maldonado. If your family photo collection is anything like ours, it’s 90% pictures of your kids. 9% pictures of your kids and the parent […]

Ready for Spring Break?

Spring Break is upon us! I have fond memories of a few beach vacations when I was growing up. It’s fun to recreate some of those memories for our kids. If you’re looking for some things to do with the kids on their upcoming vacation, browse through the archives for some helpful hints. Before You […]

Good Eating & Welcoming a New Baby (Eat Well, Spend Less)

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The arrival of a new baby is a wonderful time to celebrate — and good food is a great way to do that! It’s been a long time since we had a baby in the family. I’m amazed our FishBaby is well on her way to four years old. How did that happen?┬áThose who know […]

Make a Big To Do Out of Spring

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Spring is upon us! And the days will slip by all too quickly. Make the most of them with a Spring TO DO List. And head’s up, if you make a purchase through any Amazon links, I do receive a small percentage of the sale. Winter draws to a close this week. Theoretically. I know, […]

Practical Ways to Bless a New Mother

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Do you have a friend with a new baby? Contributing writer, Lauren suggests some sweet ways to bless the new family. Those first few weeks of having a new little one at home are so precious. As a new mom, you just want to soak in each second because you quickly learn how fast those […]

Family Fun for Saint Patrick’s Day

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Saint Patrick’s Day is a great time for fun, food, and faith. photo source I’m not Irish. But, I do find a kindred spirit in Saint Patrick. Years ago, the kids and I read a biography of the man who evangelized the Emerald Isle. Patrick’s is an amazing story of capture, slavery, freedom (in Christ), […]

Reader Q&A: Chores & Kids

Occasionally, readers write with questions that I know others might be able to add to or benefit from. Today we’re talking about helping kids learn responsibility through doing household chores. Take whatever I say with a grain of salt, and be sure to add your two cents in the comments section. Q.I’m wondering if you […]