Trusting God to Keep Our Children Safe

Trusting God to Keep Our Children Safe | LifeasMOM.com

Do you worry about your children’s safety? Life as MOM contributor Deanna shares how she deals with the anxiety she experiences in keeping her children safe. Something that I have really struggled with lately is trusting God to keep my children safe. Every time I log onto Facebook, there’s another post about a child randomly […]

Getting Ready for the Week Ahead

Getting Ready for the Week Ahead - Planning for the week ahead, rather than letting it happen to you, can help you make the most of all the great things in your life.

Planning for the week ahead, rather than letting it happen to you, can help you make the most of all the great things in your life. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not […]

Which Blogs Do You Love?

Which Blogs Do You Love?

photo credit: Kristina B As you know I am a huge fan of blogging. I first started a personal blog back in 2004 when we lived in Kansas City. We were far from family, had just added a baby to the family, and were looking to keep in touch with folks far away. Eventually that […]

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 […]

June Booking It: Reviews of The Monuments Men, Dear Mr. Knightley, & Anatole

June Booking It: Reviews of The Monuments Men, Dear Mr. Knightley, & Anatole

Booking It is an online book club where we share the good reads we’ve found in the previous month. We’ve found that over the years we’ve discovered some great new books thanks to this monthly book share. Carrie and Anne are my fellow bookworms and help round out the selections. This post does include affiliate links. If you make […]

God is Not Surprised

god is not surprised

This post was originally published on June 8, 2013. I needed the reminder. Maybe you do, too. It’s been a refining season for me of late. Whether it’s fears or a lengthy to-do list, I feel like God has my toes in the fire a little bit. I know it’s good, but man, sometimes I […]

Are we making the most of it?

Are we making the most of it? I realized finally the question that drives much of my living and thinking and writing. It only took me 42 years.

I realized finally the question that drives much of my living and thinking and writing. It only took me 42 years. I grew up listening to my dad talk about regrets and things he wished he had done differently. It seemed so sad. I vowed to myself that I wouldn’t live with regrets. That’s easy […]

What to Wear in the Months after Having a Baby

What to Wear Postpartum

Life as MOM contributor Rena shares some tips on how to look your best after pregnancy. After you’ve had a baby, you hope to get right back to your old wardrobe, since it’s been so long since you’ve worn anything but maternity clothes. Unfortunately your body won’t bounce right back. Victoria Secret models who wear […]