Safe & Healthy Classroom Snacks

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Wondering how to provide classroom snacks that meet school safety guidelines? Here are a few tips for Life as MOM Contributor Jessie Leigh. With elementary school-aged children, there always seem to be lots of occasions to celebrate. Various seasons and holidays bring with them fun parties and gatherings. Some classrooms allow birthday celebrations. Often, parents […]

A Preschool Education at Home

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Not going the traditional preschool route? That’s okay. You can provide your toddler with what he or she needs and still enjoy being home. Preschoolers and toddlers are loads of fun! Granted, there is spilled water, torn books, potty training and a few more messes than with older children. But, there’s also an innocence and […]

I Can’t Wait to Homeschool! (or How to Prepare for Teaching Your Kids at Home)

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This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. We decided that we were going to homeschool when I was pregnant with our first child. We didn’t really have an idea how were going to pull that off, […]

Are You at the Right Pace for Your Life’s Season?

Are you at the right pace for your life? | Life as MOM

Are you trying to do too much, move too fast, or otherwise work at too feverish a pace for this season of life? Life as MOM contributor Prerna helps us think it through. Pace. Our lives are determined by the pace with which we move through our days. Our moods are affected by how fast or slow […]

There’s a Bully at School

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Unfortunately conflict is sometimes a part of the back to school season. Life as MOM contributor JessieLeigh explains how to deal with the possibility of a bully in the classroom: photo source: Alex Grant The new school year has begun. Excitement still crackles in the air. New pencils, folders, and school shoes have barely even begun to […]

3 Homeschool (or Homework) Organizers

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This is it! School starts today! I’m sure that I’m not ready, but when have I ever been? Except for maybe that first day when I got to take my Mork and Mindy lunchbox to school. To be honest, I had kind of forgotten about school over the long weekend since I was busily recipe […]

5 Packable Lunches & a Printable Grocery List

5 Packable Lunches and a Printable Grocery List | Life as MOM

This post is sponsored by Snack Pack pudding: I was a child of the 70s and 80s. I went to Rosedell Elementary School. Mrs. Marcy was my favorite teacher of all time, second grade. I packed my lunch most days. One of my favorites was Tuna Salad in a pita bread with alfalfa sprouts. Yes, […]

A Reminder for Moms as School Begins

This post was originally published on August 22, 2010. Photo Source: D Sharon Pruitt There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 As a new school year begins, we moms would do well to remember that there is a time and a place for everything. There may […]