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The Weekly Ramble

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Hey there! I’m Jessica. I think that motherhood should be savored, like a good piece of chocolate. But sometimes it feels like more duty than delight. Am I right? I’m working to change that. Read more about me here and this blog here. The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This post contains […]

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The Life as Mom Morning Scope

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Watch the Life as Mom morning broadcast live Monday through Saturday at 7 am PST. Did you know that there is a Life as Mom morning broadcast every day on Periscope? It’s been so fun to interact with other moms “on the road to joyful motherhood” in real time. Periscope does take a little getting […]

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Video Games Are Not the Devil

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Video games get a bad rap, to the point that moms think their children should never play them. I’m going on record to say: Video games are not the devil. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising […]

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Time Budget, Push Goals, & Getting My Act Together

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January is a great time to readjust how you spend your days. This month I’m using a time budget to help me meet goals and get my act together! (Again.) I’m going to be using a time budget to meet my goals this year. But first the back story. Here we are halfway through January […]

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Those of you who’ve been following along with my Pantry Challenge this month know that we are eating down the household. Our house has termites and will be tented sometime in the next few weeks. Apparently, you have to store your food in a special way […]

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FREE Printable Planner Pages

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Feeling frazzled? Check out these free printable planner pages as your gateway to organization and peace. Meal Planner Printable As I’ve mentioned before, my planner is my brain on paper. This morning I spent a few minutes mapping out next week. Early, I know, but with the holiday coming up on Monday and a family […]

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How to Set Goals You Can Keep

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Inspired by all the goal setting around you, yet afraid to fail? Life as Mom contributor Prerna shows you how to set goals you can keep! This post is written by Prerna Malik. January is the month when we all get super excited about goal setting. It’s natural. It is the first month of the year […]

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4 Great Ways to Help Kids Get Fit

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The new year is a time for everyone to think about good habits, including how we can help kids get fit! The following post is sponsored by Blue Goji. I have received complimentary product as well as compensation for my time spent writing. All opinions are my own. It’s that time of year when everyone is […]

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