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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.” […]

Booking It – Join the Club!

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This year we’re Booking It. A group of us are agreeing to read good books this year and to share what we discover with each other. If you’d like to join us, check out the details to this online book club that features flexibility for those who want to do their own thing as well […]

Be Like The Flowers of the Field – Don’t Worry

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photo source Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. […]