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8 Ways to Be Thankful in the Midst of Busy Days

8 Ways to Be Thankful in the Midst of Busy Days | Life as MOM

As we enter this busy season of the year, let’s make time to be thankful! Life as MOM contributor Prerna shares some ways in which we can do that. When November rolls around, I start to be more intentional about being thankful. It IS the month when we celebrate Thanksgiving and the month before Christmas […]

My Goals, Revisited Mid-Year

My Goals, Revisited Mid-Year - 2014 is having a half-birthday. Has it shown you all you want from it so far?

2014 is having a half-birthday. Has it shown you all you want from it so far? 2014 is officially half over. We’ve spent half the year. There are six months left. Are you where you want to be? Think back to January. Remember when we had such good intentions to get our lives ship-shape, to […]

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 […]