Report Card Challenges

Report Card Challenges | Pay for Good Grades?

How do you praise and coach children who have very different natural ability levels and bring home report cards that look nothing alike? Life as MOM contributor JessieLeigh offers some great suggestions from her own experience. photo source: Brad Holt There’s that age-old question I see tossed around every now and again: should children receive […]

DIY Elsa Costume from Disney’s Frozen

DIY Elsa Costume from Disney

Thrill the little girl in your life with a DIY Elsa Costume. Life as MOM contributor Janel shows you how. Be sure to check out the Anna costume tutorial as well. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising […]

DIY Anna Costume from Disney’s Frozen

DIY Anna and Elsa Costumes from Frozen | LifeasMOM.com - Create this simple and inexpensive costume for your daughter to play "Anna" from the Disney film, Frozen.

Thrill the little girl in your life with a DIY Anna Costume. Life as MOM contributor Janel shows you how. Looking for Elsa? Here’s the Elsa Costume tutorial. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price […]

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

salad bar creation

Want to improve your family’s diet? Make vegetables and fruits a little easier to swallow. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! […]

A Day in the Life with Kids Aged 16, 13, 11, 9, 7, and 5

A Day in the Life with Kids Aged 16, 13, 11, 9, 7, and 5 - a real life look into what a day at our house looks like.

Ever wonder what it’s like to homeschool six kids? Earlier this month, Simple Homeschool reposted one of my “homeschool day in the life” posts from years back. It struck a chord with lots of mamas in the throes of having new teenagers, young toddlers, and lots of things on the to do list. I was […]

Pack Real Food Lunches for School

Pack Real Food Lunches for School - a great guide to planning and packing a great lunch for your kids

I am an affiliate for this ebook. If you make a purchase through my link, I am paid a small portion of the sale. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! As you know, I’ve renewed my mission this month to improve my family’s diet. The excess […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Public School Parents

New Year

Are you looking for ways that you and your family can improve your public school experience? Here are a few tips from Life as MOM contributor Jessie Leigh. 2014 is upon us! There’s something about turning the page to a whole new year that just begs for fresh starts. While it’s not necessarily wise to […]

The Power of Play

The Power of Play - an hour playing with my daughter was just wonderful. I need to do it more often.

Saturday morning FishChick was the first to awake, shortly after I stumbled down the stairs, hoping for a little quiet time to myself. But, how do you turn that face away? I admit, it’s not that hard sometimes. I get too busy. Or so I think. And turn on a video for her or let […]