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How We Said NO to Debt and Credit

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids.I’m unabashedly pro-cash. I’ve partnered with sponsor My Job Chart to tell […]

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13 Recipes for Using Sweet Peppers and Hot Chiles

Now is the season for sweet peppers and hot chiles. Put them to good use in the following recipes: Peppers are my friends. While I love red bell peppers, I enjoy green ones, and spicy ones, too. Summer is the season for peppers. My dad planted something like twenty plants in his backyard this summer. […]

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Time Management Tips for Moms

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Kids going back to school, new baby coming into the family, changes in the work place — they can all put a stress on our time management skills. Here are some tips to help you manage your time and enjoy this life as MOM. Oh. my. word. The day starts, and before I blink it […]

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5 Systems to Make Back-to-School Easier on Mom

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Back-to-School can be a great season of change and new beginnings. Life as MOM contributor Prerna offers ways to make the back-to-school transition easier on Mom. Whoosh! Did you hear that? Summer’s speeding past and before we know it, it’ll be time to get back to school runs, homework and more! I know. I apologize […]

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Homeschool Curricula Choices for the New School Year

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Be organized for the school year with a list of each child’s course of study. Ours go in my homeschool binder and provide a record of our homeschool program and coursework. I got an email from our Latin teacher that class starts next week. Really? Summer went by a little too quickly for my blood. […]

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How to Make Working Out Work for You

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 Wondering how to work in working out? Here are some ways to help you include workout exercises into your every day. I am not an athlete. I am a book worm, a homebody, an indoorsy kind of person. I understand when my 11-year old says he’d rather be creative than do something athletic. But, I […]

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Back to School Helps

Switching from the carefree days of summer to the back-to-school routine can be challenging. But thankfully, with a little bit of forethought, you can make the back-to-school transition a bit smoother. Here are just a few ideas from the Life as MOM archives to help get you started. Back to School Fun: Back to School […]

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Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #19

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You can bank on the fact that your kids will want to eat at least three times a day this week. Grab this FREE printable meal plan that makes the work of dinnertime just  a little bit easier. Turkey Cheddar Melt with Grilled Onions and Spicy Mayo I spy with my little eye, a child […]

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