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Dream Big Dreams {Day 8 to a Renewed You}

Dream Big Dreams {Day 8 to a Renewed You} -  Dream a big dream for the year ahead. What do you want your life to be like?

Dream a big dream for the year ahead. What do you want your life to be like?

Look Back and Rejoice {Day 7 to a Renewed You}

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It’s that time to look back on the past year and count your blessings. What good happened that you can rejoice in?

Pamper Your Body {Day 6 to a Renewed You}

Pamper Your Body {Day 6 to a Renewed You} - Take some time to pamper yourself with a pedicure, new

Take some time to pamper yourself with a pedicure, new ‘do, or a bubble bath. It will do your body — and you — good. Today’s assignment is to pamper your body a little bit. The point of this 12-day series is to help you feel refreshed and renewed in body, mind, and spirit. So, […]

Read More Good Books {Day 5 to a Renewed You}

Read More Good Books - Refresh yourself with a good book. Here

Refresh yourself with a good book. Here’s what I’m planning to read in the new year. Today’s assignment is to choose a good book and start reading. Every year near the end I start thinking about the books I want to read in the next year. I’ve been doing this for at least ten years […]

Create a Capsule Wardrobe {Day 3 to a Renewed You}

Create a Capsule Wardrobe {Day 2 to a Renewed You} - a 12-part series to renew yourself on Life as MOM

Create a capsule wardrobe from well-loved clothing items. You’ll feel like you went shopping for free.

Box It Up, Move It Out {Day 2 to a Renewed You}

Box It Up, Move It Out {Day 2 to a Renewed You} - a 12-part series to renew yourself on Life as MOM

Today’s assignment is to get rid of things you don’t need. I love the days between Christmas and New Years. Not only are the kids totally enraptured by new playthings, but I’m highly motivated to get our house in better order. FishPapa typically gets the fever for decluttering at this time of year as well. […]

Unplug {Day 1 to a Renewed You}

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photo source: David Santaolalla Today’s assignment is simple: unplug. Enjoy the world around you. Move slowly. Breathe deeply. Unplug. One thing that typically helps me do that is to unplug from technology. My phone, iPad, and computer offer a world of opportunity and information, but also a load of distractions. Distractions that take me away from […]

5 Things to Do When Christmas Is Over to Enjoy It All Year Round

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Does the joy of Christmas seem to pass all too quickly? Life as MOM contributor Prerna has some ideas on how you can enjoy the spirit of Christmas all year long. Yes, I know. We haven’t even started with the celebrations and am already talking about when it’s over. But please hear me out;) The […]