How to Start the Day Relaxed

How to Start the Day Relaxed - Try these tips from Life as MOM contributor Prerna to help you start your day in a calm and soothing way.

Try these tips from Life as MOM contributor Prerna to help you start your day in a calm and soothing way. There’s something about Spring that infuses me with the desire to take better care of myself. You see, like most of us mamas, I know that when I’m taken care of, everyone else is […]

How to Find Gratitude and Grace When It Gets Tough

How to Find Grace and Gratitude

At times, life is hard. Life as MOM contributor Prerna shares how she finds gratitude and grace amidst the storms of life. It was 2010. My husband, Mayank had been in chronic pain and pretty much on bed rest for almost 2 months now. I had a toddler, a fledgling blog and business, and absolutely […]

6 Tactics for Family Fitness

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Family fitness may be one of the most valuable activities you can add to your family life. Guest writer Sarah Clachar shares tips to making it a regular part of your family’s day: Family fitness benefits go well beyond a trimmer body. Its strong glue has helped hold our family together. And it’s shepherded us through […]

How to be a More Productive and Peaceful Mom in 2013

We get a fresh start in just a few days when the last day of the year falls away. Get ready to turn the page and start anew with these suggestions for productivity and peace, offered up by Life as MOM contributor, Prerna Malik. One of my goals {not resolutions!} for 2013 is to be not […]

Getting Back on Track (& A Giveaway from Parents Magazine)

photo source There’s a marathon being run here. It’s called Life. And I need to reevaluate some of my strategies. It seems that as the first six weeks of school have passed me by, I find myself in need of reevaluation. What are my goals for our homeschool? What are my goals for writing? What […]

Plan a Family Movie Night

This week is all about getting good habits going. One fun habit is to plan regular family movie nights. We are big time movie fans around here. It’s one inexpensive way that our whole family can enjoy an experience together. Since our kids range in age from 2 to 13, it’s sometimes a challenge to find things […]

Enjoy Each Season of Childhood

THAT is my fourth baby. And now he is six. I am stunned. Where did the days go? This week is all about getting good habits going. A good habit to cultivate is to enjoy these passing moments. Because today, as the old woman in the grocery store, I tell ya, “The days go by so fast.” […]

Eat More Real Food

This week is all about getting good habits going. Many of us are trying to eat better. And while eating habits get a little lax near the holidays, it seems January gives us a renewed sense of battling back the excess sugar and fake foods that have infiltrated our homes. Last year I read In Defense […]