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 […]

What to Do When You Feel Scattered & Unproductive

Ever have a morning when you just can’t get going? You know you have plenty to do, but you feel too scattered to know where to start. I totally get that. I often, OFTEN, feel scattered and unproductive. And I don’t have a newborn anymore! Last week I was feeling this way and decided to […]

How to Organize Just About Anything For Free

Getting organized is often thought of as an expensive activity. After all, you have to buy boxes, baskets, bins, labels, organizers, right? Life as MOM contributor Prerna dispels the myth that organizing has to be expensive. photo source Organizing is possible and easy without spending a penny. That’s right. You can organize just about any room or […]

Why You Should Create a Household Notebook or Personal Planner

Are you ready for the new school year? Whether it’s already begun or just about to start, there are plenty of ways to troubleshoot time and home management issues as we move into a new season. My days are pretty much packed. But, I find that I often manage better when the schedule is full […]

5 Time Management Tips for Busy Moms for Back-to-School Season

Time is hitting warp speed now that schools are gearing back up. Heed these tips from Life as MOM contributor, Prerna, to help you manage your time. School season will be here before we know it and yes, our days are going to somehow get busier, more hectic, and seem shorter than the promised 24 […]

How to Survive the Summer When You’re a Work-at-Home Mom

 Life as MOM contributor, Prerna Malik shares some tips and tricks for summertime when you work at home. photo source One of the most common questions I get from fellow work-at-home moms is, “How do you deal with the summer?” Yes, the summer season instead of being a time for fun and relaxation has become this […]