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Learn to Use Natural Remedies

Learn to Use Natural Remedies | Life as Mom

The world of natural remedies can seem confusing, but it doesn’t have to be. If we take the time to learn about herbs and essential oils, we can help our families feel better and stay healthier. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount […]

Activity Bags for Family Fun

Activity Bags for Families (3)

Now’s the season for getting out and about. The weather is warming up. Spring fever has hit. And the outdoors beckons you to load up the family and head out for adventure.

But, do you ever find yourself…

at the beach or other fun locale, and the weather turns cold, and tshirts and shorts just won’t cut it?
on a family field trip at a location where budget-friendly meals are a foreign concept?
at the park for an impromptu outing and find that you have no balls or toys in the car?
on a road trip without sufficient activities for the kids to amuse themselves with?
on your way to a faraway special event only to find out that someone made it into the car without any shoes?

Streamline Your Life & Simplify

50 Ways Streamline

Want to make things easier on yourself? Looking to simplify? Check out these tricks for streamlining your life. This post contains one or more affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Life can be crazy […]

Tips for Feeling Healthy & Feeling Good This Summer

Tips for Feeling Healthy & Feeling Good This Summer  Life as Mom

Summer will be here before you know it. Don’t let sickness keep you away from summer fun. Follow these tips to help keep your family feeling healthy and feeling good this summer. This post is sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All opinions are my own. Summer vacation is on the horizon. And let me tell you, I […]

Speak the Truth in Love to Our Children

mother and baby

Our kids don’t have a context for our correction. They don’t know how fiercely we love them. We need to speak the truth in love. When I had my first child, my mother and my mother-in-law both kind of went ga-ga. They were enraptured with this little boy that God had given us. It was […]

A Perfect Birth Story

A Perfect Birth Story

Are you dreaming of a perfect birth story? Pregnancy, labor, and delivery don’t always go according to our wishes, but it can still be perfect. The following is written by JessieLeigh from Parenting Miracles. It was originally published on October 5, 2011: photo source, used by license, changes are mine I want to tell you my perfect […]

Breastfeeding Expectations Plus My Story of Nursing 6 Babies

Breastfeeding Expectations

Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months is generally recommended. Today I share my story with breastfeeding as well as what a new mom might expect. This post was originally posted on May 1, 2012. The comments are so rich with experiences from a wonderful group of ladies who were kind enough to share their […]

Planning Quality Time with Each Child

Planning Quality Time with Each Child FEAT

Planning quality time with each child, particularly in a large family, can be tricky. But, it’s not impossible. And it’s SO worth the effort! We were driving home from Santa Barbara this weekend. FishChick napped most of the way thanks to the Dramamine that saves us from vomit along the way. She woke when we […]