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Box It Up, Move It Out {Day 2 to a Renewed You}

Box It Up, Move It Out {Day 2 to a Renewed You} - a 12-part series to renew yourself on Life as MOM

Unless you’ve got a nanny, a housekeeper, a chauffeur, and a chef, it’s hard to manage a home and family–and still keep a smile on your face. But, it’s worth trying. Because nobody wants a crabby mom. Join me while I try to navigate these choppy waters and keep smiling. Subscribe to my RSS feed […]

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Unplug {Day 1 to a Renewed You}

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photo source: David Santaolalla Today’s assignment is simple: unplug. Enjoy the world around you. Move slowly. Breathe deeply. Unplug. One thing that typically helps me do that is to unplug from technology. My phone, iPad, and computer offer a world of opportunity and information, but also a load of distractions. Distractions that take me away from […]

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Merry Christmas from Me to You

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Have a very Merry Christmas! May Joy be yours this week and in the weeks to come.

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5 Things to Do When Christmas Is Over to Enjoy It All Year Round

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Does the joy of Christmas seem to pass all too quickly? Life as MOM contributor Prerna has some ideas on how you can enjoy the spirit of Christmas all year long. Yes, I know. We haven’t even started with the celebrations and am already talking about when it’s over. But please hear me out;) The […]

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5 Last-Minute Christmas Printables

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Did time get away from you? Fire up the printer and get going with these last minute printables!

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Booking It’s Greatest Hits

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Need a good book rec? Check out this list of my favorite books written in the last five years.

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Take 12 Days to Have a Renewed You

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Each day in the series will present a new challenge or practice to work into your life to renew you and make you feel ready for a new year of life as MOM.

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Perspective & the To Do List

The Plague slowed me down this year and last year, and the year before that, too. And that is probably all well and good. We all need a little perspective sometimes when it comes to our Christmas “to do” lists. The following post was written four six years ago when we were reeling from the death of my mother-in-law. […]

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