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 […]

How Can You Be More Productive at Home?

I am always looking for ways to make life at home easier. There’s so much to do in a given day, that it’s easy for me to be overwhelmed. That’s just when we consider the tasks at hand. Throw in interpersonal communication — and miscommunication — and stresses from the outside world, and I can […]

Organizing Resources to Help You Get on Track

I wasn’t really ready for the ball to drop earlier this week. First there was Christmas, then a trip to the doctor for two kids, then a trip out of town, then a trip home. We had a surprise trip to Urgent Care as soon as we got back into town. All trips to Urgent […]

How to be a More Productive and Peaceful Mom in 2013

We get a fresh start in just a few days when the last day of the year falls away. Get ready to turn the page and start anew with these suggestions for productivity and peace, offered up by Life as MOM contributor, Prerna Malik. One of my goals {not resolutions!} for 2013 is to be not […]

5 Organizing Must-Haves for Busy Work-at-Home Moms

Though there are definite perks, work-at-home isn’t as easy as it sounds. Life as MOM contributor, Prerna offers some organizing suggestions for WAHMS. They work for all busy parents, actually. photo source Despite being fairly organized and focused, I’ve found that juggling a home, family and a couple of businesses tends to get me a […]

Just Say No

Saying no to good things allows you to enjoy more fully other good things. If you ask my husband, he’ll testify to the fact that I cook up all kinds of crazy schemes. I’ve always been a “project girl”. I make goals and to do lists, and I try really, really hard to bring them […]

Find Time for Work Without Paying for Child Care (Frugal Friday)

Whether your work is for pay or not, there are times when we need to work. Anne shares how to do it without paying for child care. photo source The following is a guest post from Anne of Modern Mrs. Darcy: Have you ever felt like there just weren’t enough hours in the day? I’m […]

Turn Off the Phone or Leave it at Home

Turn off your phone or leave it home and be more in the moment than you would be otherwise. No doubt you’ve read more than a few articles or blog posts about how folks misuse their phones to the detriment of their relationships. It’s a hard line to determine between when a phone is a […]