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 […]

Parenting a Child with Down Syndrome

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The following is a guest post from Deanna: As a healthy 25 year old, basking in the glow of my first pregnancy, the last thing that I expected to hear from my doctor was that my unborn child had Down syndrome. There are no words that can fully describe the initial devastation, grief and heartache […]

Be Prepared for Emergencies


photo source You’ve no doubt seen the devastation that has rippled its way through Japan. In other parts of the world, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, and flooding have wreaked havoc on the inhabitants there. Natural disasters are an unfortunate part of life. And springtime brings that to mind. I remember when we lived in Kansas the […]

Grocery Shopping with Young Children & Staying Sane, Part Two

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– A post from LifeasMOM contributor, Lauren – If you missed yesterday’s post, go check out part one of Grocery Shopping with Young Children & Staying Sane. Grocery shopping is a necessity for any family.  That means it is also a necessity for mothers to figure out how to successfully shop with children in tow. While […]

Food Allergies & What We Can Eat

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A post from LifeasMOM contributor, Lynn Food allergies are difficult. At times they can be very overwhelming, especially the first few weeks and months after a diagnosis. No matter what the food allergy, there is always an adjustment period. It is overwhelming to realize what you can no longer eat. It is normal to have a grieving […]

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 […]

How to Balance Structure and Flexibility in Your Life as Mom

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The following is a guest post written by Jamie Martin of Steady Mom and Simple Homeschool. Is it really possible to find the right balance between structure and flexibility as a mom? Many organizational books and resources lean drastically toward one extreme or the other. Either we should schedule each minute of our day to […]

Finding Contentment in the Baby Season

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– 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 […]