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Plan for Self-Care

Make a Plan for Self Care | Life as Mom

As you organize and plan and strategize about all the things in this life as mom, be sure that you’re making a plan for self-care. You know, taking care of YOU. Self-care, any deliberate action or practice to care for yourself physically and mentally, is vital to your life as a mom and caregiver. You […]

Organizing Tips for a Home Office

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Is your home office a disaster? I can relate. I’ve gathered some organizing tips to help us both keep the home office neat and tidy. I started writing cookbooks in 2010. It became a full time job in many ways. At that time we had a bonus bedroom. (Yes, ours is a 5-bedroom home.) While […]

Planning a Rest Day

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Planning a rest day may take extra effort, but it’s so worth it! You rest your mind, body, and soul, so that you can work better through the week. Sometime over the summer I realized that I hadn’t been making rest a priority. I was reading through Exodus 20 and hit the Ten Commandments. Reading […]

Organized Enough to Make Room for Fun

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Organization doesn’t mean alphabetizing your spices. It means being organized enough to make room for fun. In this monthlong series on organization, I’m trying to point out that being organized doesn’t have to be rigid, alphabetized, perfect, or boring. In fact, I think that it looks messy at times. Being organized means you know where to […]

6 Ways to Prepare Your Digital Files for an Emergency

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No one expects to have their computer crash, either due to natural forces or a dying hard drive. But, you can prepare your digital files for an emergency so that they are easily recovered. This post is written by Life as Mom contributor, Linsey Knerl. There is quite a bit of discussion on the internet […]

Big Plans for Summer: Deferred

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Summer has come to a close. Did you have big plans for summer? Life as MOM contributor Deanna did. Today she shares some big news as well how summer plans can often be deferred. I had big plans for this summer. It would be Addison’s last summer before full-time kindergarten and Carter starting part-time preschool, so we […]

Back to School Stress Busting

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Feeling a little overwhelmed at your Back-to-School To-Do list? Want to bust the back to school stress? Life as MOM contributor Prerna has some ideas on how to manage it.

Organize Your Life to Save Money and Stress

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When you organize your life, you put yourself in a position of control and one in which you can save some money. Last week I woke up to an alert from the bank. I had grabbed the wrong checkbook last week when I paid a bill. Needless to say, I got online, transferred some funds, […]