Finding Your Bearings

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 […]

5 Quick Tips to Save You An Hour Every Day… Really

Find another hour

Want more hours in your day? Life as MOM contributor Prerna offers some suggestions to nab an extra 60 minutes every day. Let’s be honest here. We, all, wish for more time in the day. we wish we had a few extra minutes to drink that cup of coffee in peace. We wish we had 30 minutes […]

13 Ways to Get Organized for the Year

A few minutes of planning can prevent frustration later. Plan for the year by getting organized now with these tips from Life as MOM contributor, Prerna. January is in full swing and if you’re like me, you’ve already put together a plan for a more peaceful and productive year. However, this  is also the best […]

Take a Bath

Take a bath and relax. It’s all too easy to get caught up in the to do list. Last winter I found myself overdoing. I’d lie in bed at night, my heart racing. I’d put too much on my plate and the anxiety to hurry and get ‘er done was doing me in. I knew […]

Make the Time for Monthly Self-Exams

This is the Great Aunt Cass. She’s my mom’s younger sister and one of my favorite people in the world. She was the glamorous aunt who didn’t have kids and jetsetted all over the world when I was a child. She looked a lot like Wonder Woman back then which was definitely an added perk. […]

Energize Me!

photo source Coffee, soda, vitamin supplements. Those used to be the things that I relied on to have the energy to get through the day. Today, believe it or not, I’ve cut down on coffee and I’ve cut out soda completely. Yes, yes, I did. The Daily Vanilla Coke girl gave up her habit. And […]

8 Simple Ways to Pamper Yourself

photo source: D Sharon Pruitt This week on LifeasMOM is all about Loving Life — finding ways to help each of us enjoy life a little more. And one way to enjoy life more is to pamper yourself just a little bit. Most of the moms I know give, give, give with very little breaks for […]

Getting Priorities in Line

Last week, I got cozy with a cup of my very favorite coffee, Uzuri African Blend. Sipping away, I spent some time reading and thinking about Psalm 5 and journaling about it. The house was quiet — it was 5 am. And I could think. I turned to the Goals section of my household notebook […]