5 Things You Should Know About Starting a Virtual Assistant Business

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Note from Jessica: Recently, I shared 5 Great Ways to Earn Money from Home. One that really piqued interest with readers was that of being a virtual assistant. I turned to an expert to help us out. Life as Mom contributor and founder of 1099Mom, Linsey Knerl has got some great insight as to what […]

What to Do When Adulting Feels Too Hard

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We’re adults, right? We’ve got responsibilities. But what do we do when adulting gets too hard? Life as Mom contributor Deanna has some great insight. Lately, I have been drowning in the responsibilities of adulting. Long story short, we have decided to sell our house and relocate because of our daughter with Down syndrome. She is a […]

5 Great Ways to Earn Money from Home

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Wondering how you can earn money without throwing your life into upheaval? Here are five ideas to get you started. 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 fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Twenty-five […]

How to Deal with Mom Envy During the Holidays

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The holiday season can be a wonderful time as long as we don’t let Mom Envy steal our joy. Consider these tips from Life as Mom contributor Prerna: We’ve all experienced it. That feeling you get when you visit a friend’s home during the holidays, sometimes, straight after you’ve both hung out at the park with […]

Plan for Self-Care

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As you organize and plan and strategize about all the things in this life as mom, be sure that you’re making a plan for self-care. You know, taking care of YOU. Self-care, any deliberate action or practice to care for yourself physically and mentally, is vital to your life as a mom and caregiver. You […]

Organizing Tips for a Home Office

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Is your home office a disaster? I can relate. I’ve gathered some organizing tips to help us both keep the home office neat and tidy. I started writing cookbooks in 2010. It became a full time job in many ways. At that time we had a bonus bedroom. (Yes, ours is a 5-bedroom home.) While […]

Planning a Rest Day

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Planning a rest day may take extra effort, but it’s so worth it! You rest your mind, body, and soul, so that you can work better through the week. Sometime over the summer I realized that I hadn’t been making rest a priority. I was reading through Exodus 20 and hit the Ten Commandments. Reading […]

Organized Enough to Make Room for Fun

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Organization doesn’t mean alphabetizing your spices. It means being organized enough to make room for fun. In this monthlong series on organization, I’m trying to point out that being organized doesn’t have to be rigid, alphabetized, perfect, or boring. In fact, I think that it looks messy at times. Being organized means you know where to […]