Be Prepared for an Emergency

Be Prepared for an Emergency

It’s in the best interests of your family to be prepared for an emergency or natural disaster. Follow these tips to help you get started. Be Prepared for an Emergency No one plans to have a hurricane come through or for a wildfire to take their home. Unfortunately, it’s one of life’s bitter surprises. However, […]

Organization for Normal People


Think that organization is only for people who have it all together? Au contraire. It’s for you and me, the normal people. Organization, when you hear the word, may conjure a realm of different images: spotless home, alphabetized spices, labeled shelves. You may think of Martha Stewart or the people you know who are never […]

6 Ways to Prepare Your Digital Files for an Emergency

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No one expects to have their computer crash, either due to natural forces or a dying hard drive. But, you can prepare your digital files for an emergency so that they are easily recovered. This post is written by Life as Mom contributor, Linsey Knerl. There is quite a bit of discussion on the internet […]

The Rules of Engagement, er, Preschool

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Ever find yourself feeling like there’s a certain way of doing things and that maybe you don’t know what that is? Ever need to laugh at yourself? Life as Mom contributor, Deanna, shares her experience with the rules of engagement, er preschool. Recently my son began preschool. I headed into this experience feeling well prepared […]

Emergency Supplies Checklist

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Are you ready for an emergency? It can strike when you least expect it. Get ready with this emergency supply checklist. I grew up in earthquake country, but never experienced a big one. I was off at college at the time. My siblings, however, can still recount how scary it was and how they camped […]

Texting While Driving: Why & How To Stop

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Texting while driving is far too common. It’s up to us moms to do something about it. Here’s why you should stop and what you can do instead.

How Moms Do: Nutrition

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How do moms handle the nutritional needs of their families? Here are a few ways moms approach nutrition and food preparation at home.

What I Learned When My Daughter Escaped My Supervision

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We’ve all had it happen to us: a child runs off without our notice, away from our supervision. It’s a learning experience for both parent and child.