God Doesn’t See the Bags Under Our Eyes – VIDEO

God Doesn't See

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. When we’re vulnerable, we’re open to criticism from others. And that’s when […]

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. It’s been a couple weeks since I wrote a Weekly Ramble, hasn’t it? That’s because it’s been a few weeks since I could really sit at the computer and write. I’ve missed it so much! But, as you know, I’m trying to make PRIORITY guide me, […]

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Quiet Time

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Quiet time each morning, time that is quiet, helps center me for the day, and feel like I can take on the challenges ahead. It’s an important part of my morning routine. I’ve always had a slight aversion to noise. As a high school teacher, mine was one of the quieter classrooms. I required that […]

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You Never Know How Their Day Started

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At public school, your child will be surrounded by a wide range of morals, influences, and experiences. Life as Mom contributor JessieLeigh explains her strategies for equipping her kids for potential clashes. photo credit: Phil Roeder, used by license This post is written by Life as MOM contributor, JessieLeigh: One of the toughest things about […]

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What do you want most out of Life as Mom?


The new year is under way. Goals are being set. The daily grind starts rolling tomorrow. One thing that I would love from you is your feedback. How can I and the writers here at Life as Mom serve you best? We want to serve you, to encourage you, to help you know that you […]

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Periscope – Easing Back into Homeschool

Tools to Organize Your Homeschool

Hey everybody! I recently joined the Periscope crowd, and it has been SO MUCH FUN! Download the app and let’s chat! You can find me at jessicagfisher! Every morning I’ve been doing a Life as Mom broadcast. It’s been so fun to interact with readers LIVE. Today I shared four things you can do to […]

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Take Two!

Take 2

It’s the second day of January, so it’s time to take TWO! $2 off, that is. For today only, get $2 off your purchase of any of my ebooks in my estore. You must use the coupon code: lamtake2 in order to get the discount. Titles includes: The Print & Go Planner A Month of […]

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Thank YOU!

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Hello, sweet friends! I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for walking through life as Mom with me! It’s been 7 1/2 years since I set up shot in this little space, hoping that I wasn’t gonna be talking to myself. And you’ve kept me company! Thank you! It’s been a wild […]

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