How to Start the Day Relaxed

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How to Start the Day Relaxed - Try these tips from Life as MOM contributor Prerna to help you start your day in a calm and soothing way.

Try these tips from Life as MOM contributor Prerna to help you start your day in a calm and soothing way. There’s something about Spring that infuses me with the desire to take better care of myself. You see, like most of us mamas, I know that when I’m taken care of, everyone else is […]

Free iPhone Apps to Help Your Every Day (Frugal Friday)

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Free iPhone Apps to Help Your Every Day (Frugal Friday) - three simple apps you already have that can help you.

I’ve had my iPhone for about two years now. It was a big leap for me to get one. Previously, I’d owned only free, not-so-smart phones that I upgraded only when the provider was offering me a new FREE phone. It took a lot of convincing to get me to pay even one cent for […]

Mom Food: Start the Day out Right

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Mom Food Breakfast

As moms, it’s so easy to get caught up in the rush of the mornings and focus on our kids and neglect ourselves. Don’t forget to start the day out right and feed yourself! Here are a few Mom-friendly breakfasts to give you the fuel you need to get your day moving in the right […]

Love Your Life: Take care of your physical body.

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take care of your physical body

Recently, I had the chance to speak with a small group of moms just starting out in their mom career. It was very humbling, especially since I’m still figuring this whole mom thing out, sixteen years into it. I narrowed my advice down to four things that I think can help you love your life […]

9 Ways to Make Your Week Better

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9 ways to make your week better

Sunday is a big deal. Because, as you know, Monday follows it. And then the rest of the week. The tone you set on Sunday night and Monday morning can carry over through the rest of the week, helping you feel on the ball or behind the 8-ball, as the case may be. What you do to […]

Mom Food: Are You Feeding Yourself?

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Moms Are You Feeding Yourself? | Life as MOM

My sister and I have talked about it before. We’re both busy during the day. We both get focused on the task at hand. We both have seasons where we forget to eat. Yes, I know. You would think that I would be immune to that kind of problem, but no, not always. Usually, I’m […]

7 Ways to Take Some Time Off

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Take some time off | Life as MOM

As moms, it’s easy to focus on the never-ending to-do list and let time for ourselves go by the wayside. “Mom Time” doesn’t need to be extravagant or an all-day affair. It can be as simple as a 20-minute break from pressing matters to catch your breath and recharge for the rest of your day. […]

Finding Your Bearings

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Love cup

Lately, I’ve dug into at least three books that address priorities. Respectively these books address productivity, organization, and caring for the people you love. They are diverse books, yet the hone in on the same thing: what’s, or more importantly, who’s important to you and how do you give those people your best. This is […]