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Making God’s Agenda Mine

Making God

My to-do list has a heart divided. What if its sole purpose was to follow God? As a writer, blogger, and highly competitive person, I care a lot, probably too much, about what people think about me. I don’t know that I sit and stew about it or say something other than what I mean, […]

Enjoying the Gift

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The woman looked at the package with anticipation. What could be inside? What had she been given? Upon opening it, she got a thrill up and down her spine. It was exactly what she wanted. She was about to take it out of the box and then she thought again. What if it got broken? What if […]

Booking It October Update: Travel Books You Should Know

Booking It October Update: Travel Books You Should Know | Life as MOM

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 […]

The Forgotten Accessories for Home and Away

The Forgotten Accessories | Life as MOM - Accessories can transform an outfit. Life as MOM contributor Rena has some recommendations on how to accessorize in style. Be sure to pack a few in your suitcase for your next trip.

Accessories can transform an outfit. Life as MOM contributor Rena has some recommendations on how to accessorize in style. Be sure to pack a few in your suitcase for your next trip. Accessorizing is the best way to fancy up an outfit or to easily change an outfit from day to night. But often when […]

A Mom’s Capsule Wardrobe for Travel

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What we moms wear matters. It effects our day and our disposition. Consider a capsule wardrobe for making travel with kids easier. Earlier this summer, I started to think about what to pack for myself on this trip. I started culling different items into one corner of my closet, in the hopes of creating a […]

Load Up Your Kindle for Travel

Load Up Your Kindle for Travel | Life as MOM - If you

If you’re hitting the road, don’t forget to load up your Kindle with reading material for you and your kids. Life as MOM contributor Janel shares how she stocks her digital library for her family for travel. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount […]

A Busy Book for Kids on the Road

A Busy Book for Kids on the Road - Hitting the road? Need some fun, but quiet activity for little hands? Make a busy book.

Hitting the road? Need some fun, but quiet activity for little hands? Make a busy book. A busy book is a bit old school. At least in the age of iPods, iPads, and other handheld entertainment devices. However, I still love it when my kids engage in non-digital, screen-free play. A busy book can provide […]

Read Great Travel Books

Read Great Travel Books - Planning a trip? Be sure to check out some great travel guides before you go -- and make sure the kids get a chance to read along with you.

Planning a trip? Be sure to check out some great travel guides before you go — and make sure the kids get a chance to read along with you. I am a book person. I always have preferred reading as my main form of learning, so it comes as no surprise that I read to […]