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Don’t Be Afraid to Travel with Children

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The following is written by LifeasMOM contributor, Amy: You will probably experience a diaper blowout at some point in your life as mom. Babies cry. Kids whine. And things get lost. And you know what… those things happen at home as well as on fantastic vacations. So why not take the show on the road […]

Create a Family Bucket List for Fall

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photo source: Katie Balla I’ve created a family “bucket list” with my kids each summer for as long as I can remember. But, it wasn’t until I was scrolling through Pinterest and saw this very cute graphic that it dawned on me that we could make bucket lists for every season! {smacks head} Why didn’t […]

Easy Things to Do to Prepare for an Emergency

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photo source September is National Preparedness Month. You might have noticed that I’ve shared a few things about how to be better prepared for an emergency over the past few weeks. There have been plenty of stateside events, big and small, over the last month, to make us think twice about how to handle an […]

FREE Christmas Planning Book

Today is September 25th. That means that Christmas is exactly three months away. It’s gonna fly by. Fly by. I’m so busy juggling today that I could blink and miss the whole thing. I don’t want to get sideswiped by the holidays. I want to enjoy them. I’m not knitting up a storm or anything. […]

The Power of Imaginative Play (& a Costume Giveaway)

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Costumes have always been a huge deal at our house. We have several large (read: ginormous) boxes of dress up clothes. In the early years of my parenting it was chock full of cowboys, pirates, and Star Wars. It’s only in recent years that we’ve added some princess garb. For many years, getting into costume […]

Fall into Fun!

Fall officially begins in just a few days. Some of us are still sweating as summer temps continue, but I’ve heard tell that some areas of the continent are starting to cool off. Yeah for Fall! It is my very favorite time of year and one of the things that I miss most about living […]

Creating Emergency Bags for Your Children

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The following is written by LifeasMOM contributor Lauren: photo source: Nasa My husband and I are preparedness-type people.  It’s difficult for me to imagine being unable to feed my children in the event of a major disaster.  So I want to be as prepared as can be. While we have enough food and water for […]

An Easy Way to Secure Furniture for Safety

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When I was little, my family home had a den. Yes, that’s what we called man caves in the 70s. My dad had his desk, his big black vinyl armchair, and the TV in this room. My sisters and I spent a lot of time in this room; duh, the TV was there. It had […]