Bless that New Mom

Fifteen years ago I was a young wife dreaming of the day we would turn two into three. Even though I had helped my mom with my four younger siblings, I had no clue what motherhoodreally entailed. I know that – now. What a surprise I was in for! Six children later I have a […]

Pregnancy & Surviving the Heat of Summer

The following is a post from LifeasMOM contributor Lauren: I’ve been pregnant several times throughout the hot summer months. With morning sickness. In North Carolina. Heat + all-day morning sickness = a hot, irritable mama So what do you do if you are pregnant during those 95+ degree days and you have children who need […]

Baby & Toddler Helps

The Baby Daze is a beautiful time. Crazy, it’s true. But, it’s a special time. Now that I’ve kissed the diaper bag goodbye, I realize what a daze those early months and years truly are. It feels like I’m finally coming out of a fog. What would we do without help from our friends during […]

Freezer Cooking Q&A: Freezer Cooking as a New Mom

One new feature of freezer cooking days is a Q&A from readers. Sometimes I receive questions that I can answer and sometimes I receive questions that I know there are more than one answer to. So, each month we’ll look at a question together and try to help each other out. This month’s question is […]

Finding Contentment in the Baby Season

- A post from LifeasMOM contributor, Lauren – On November 23rd, my family was blessed to welcome our new little Anna Faye.  She is the fourth addition to our family and she has already settled in so beautifully.  It is so funny how it is hard to remember what life was like before a new […]

7 Ways to Make Christmas Easier and More Fun with Toddlers & Babies

The holidays can be a wonderful time to reunite with friends and family, celebrate another year’s passing, and to rejoice in what God has done. It can also be a crazy time for little people. So much to see. So much to do. This is my 14th Christmas with a toddler in our midst. Rich […]

Meals to Deliver to a New Mom (Ultimate Recipe Swap)

Ultimate Recipe Swap

This week’s URS post is written by Rebecca who delivers some fanastic advice about how to bless your friends who are welcoming a new baby. When our sweet baby boy was born five months ago we were thrilled that he was finally here, but also incredibly exhausted. One of the things that really helped us […]

Homeschooling Through the Seasons of Life

I’m over at Simple Homeschool today talking about homeschooling through the seasons of life. From the post, With the coming of fall, we tend toward stories and learning activities about apples and pumpkins. A study of Columbus or the Pilgrims naturally fits well during this time of year. Winter, Spring, Summer, or fall, there’s no […]