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Leave Some Room for Later

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photo source: D Sharon Pruitt My dad always said that my eyes were bigger than my stomach. He was referring to the food I piled on my plate. You see, I’ve always been a glutton foodie. Food has always been of supreme importance to me. And as a child, I always put more on my […]

Hacking through the Jungle Together

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Today is my husband’s birthday. It’s also the day that he proposed to me. We got dressed up and went to the Palace Grill in Santa Barbara, presumably to celebrate his birthday. But since it was a little pricey for us, he had always said that we’d only go there on a special occasion, like […]

How to Balance Structure and Flexibility in Your Life as Mom

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The following is a guest post written by Jamie Martin of Steady Mom and Simple Homeschool. Is it really possible to find the right balance between structure and flexibility as a mom? Many organizational books and resources lean drastically toward one extreme or the other. Either we should schedule each minute of our day to […]

Finding Contentment in the Baby Season

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– A post from LifeasMOM contributor, Lauren – On November 23rd, my family was blessed to welcome our new little Anna Faye.  She is the fourth addition to our family and she has already settled in so beautifully.  It is so funny how it is hard to remember what life was like before a new […]

Pressing On

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photo source Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what […]

Do You Facebook?

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photo source Some people love it. Some people hate it. Some don’t quite know what it is. Personally, I love going to my Facebook page and getting advice, encouragement, and entertainment from the folks I’ve met. Plus, I’ve reunited with old friends from high school and college, too, as well as far-off relatives. Inquiring minds […]

The Most Important Things

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photo source When the time changed last fall, I received a new alarm clock. My two year old daughter who previously woke anytime between 6 and 8 am, began waking at 5 am on the dot. Every. morning. This had been my normal waking time before Daylight Savings Time. But, although babies had woken me […]

Enjoy Each Season of Childhood

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THAT is my fourth baby. And now he is six. I am stunned. Where did the days go? This week is all about getting good habits going. A good habit to cultivate is to enjoy these passing moments. Because today, as the old woman in the grocery store, I tell ya, “The days go by so fast.” […]