Back to School Stress Busting

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Feeling a little overwhelmed at your Back-to-School To-Do list? Want to bust the back to school stress? Life as MOM contributor Prerna has some ideas on how to manage it.

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How to Plan Your Trip to Europe

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Are you wondering how to plan your trip to Europe? Where do you start? Here are some travel tips to begin the process of planning a European vacation.

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This week came and went like a flash. FishBoy18 started a campus job; the atmosphere at home was different with two men gone all week. The kids and I fared pretty well with week three of school. The girls and I read through the first Trixie […]

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Organize Your Life to Save Money and Stress

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When you organize your life, you put yourself in a position of control and one in which you can save some money. Last week I woke up to an alert from the bank. I had grabbed the wrong checkbook last week when I paid a bill. Needless to say, I got online, transferred some funds, […]

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Who’s Your Teacher This Year?

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Are you wanting to know who will be your child’s teacher this year? Life as MOM contributor Jessie Leigh has some advice on how to approach teacher assignments. photo used by permission We rush to find it on the report card. Or we hurry to see it posted by the school. Or maybe we wait eagerly […]

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Texting While Driving: Why & How To Stop

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Texting while driving is far too common. It’s up to us moms to do something about it. Here’s why you should stop and what you can do instead.

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The Weekly Ramble: The Can of Worms Edition

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This week I’m talking about the big can of worms I opened. Oy vey. As I regaled you last week, my hands have been hurting for the last month or two. In fact, I’d had a range of funky symptoms for awhile: the shakes, muscle twitching, […]

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Back to School Savings

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It’s officially stock up on school supplies and dust off the lunch box supplies time. How can you shop wisely and reap back to school savings? If you haven’t been inundated already by school supplies sales, I’d be surprised. Even though I did my shopping as soon as the 4th of July was over, I […]

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