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Flower Crafts for May Day

Pink Felt Flower

Early American settlers observed May Day by giving baskets of flowers to friends and neighbors. Try one of these flower crafts with your kids to share with friends on May 1st. When I was a child, May Day was a time when the neighbors and our family would treat each other to May Baskets on […]

What to Take for Team Snack Day

What to Take for Team Snack | Life as MOM

Little league season is rife with weekly practices and games as well as the age-old tradition of bringing snack. Consider these tips for a happier and healthier team snack. Over the years the FishFam has dabbled in a few sports. We’ve done t-ball, soccer, and now a few of the boys are trying their hand […]

Enjoy Spring Even When Your Hours are Limited

family picnic

The days are lengthening and the sun shines a little longer, however, school and weekly activities can preclude our enjoyment of the nicer weather. Contributing writer JessieLeigh offers some great tips on how to enjoy both. Spring is upon us and that means warmer weather and longer daylight.  That’s wonderful news and reason for joy, […]

Ready for Spring Break?

Spring Break is upon us! I have fond memories of a few beach vacations when I was growing up. It’s fun to recreate some of those memories for our kids. If you’re looking for some things to do with the kids on their upcoming vacation, browse through the archives for some helpful hints. Before You […]

Make a Big To Do Out of Spring

sunny skies

Spring is upon us! And the days will slip by all too quickly. Make the most of them with a Spring TO DO List. And head’s up, if you make a purchase through any Amazon links, I do receive a small percentage of the sale. Winter draws to a close this week. Theoretically. I know, […]

Dressing Your Home for Cooler Months

pottery barn room

The following is written by LifeasMOM contributing writer, Prerna: photo source: Pottery Barn I love the winter season. It is my favorite time of the year. Not only am I more productive during this season, I’m also more cheerful and peaceful. While the fact that this is the season where we celebrate my favorite holiday of […]

Enjoy a Blustery Day with Pooh (A Rainy Day Survival Kit)

Spiced Honey Muffins with Golden Raisins

I’ll always remember when the oldest FishBoy was about four. We had been reading the Winnie the Pooh books for awhile. Along came a rainy, stormy day, and he said, “What a blustery day it is!” Yes, indeed. Winnie the Pooh has been a wonderful part of my children’s early years. He’s influenced our playtime […]

Vacation: A Favorite Fall Tradition

mammoth rock

It may seem odd to take a vacation in the fall of the year. I think most people are probably hunkering down for a busy season. Many kids have schedules with school and extra activities that don’t allow them to leave home for long. Since we homeschool, we can take our education on the road. […]