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Speak the Truth in Love to Our Children

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Our kids don’t have a context for our correction. They don’t know how fiercely we love them. We need to speak the truth in love. When I had my first child, my mother and my mother-in-law both kind of went ga-ga. They were enraptured with this little boy that God had given us. It was […]

10 Things to Do When You Feel Like a Failure as a Mom

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Every mom encounters a day when she feels like a failure. Don’t let those days rob you of the joy of your family. Here are 10 things to do when those days come. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks […]

Books I Read in March

Books for March

Looking for some good books to read? Here are the books I read in March. Check out this month’s book reviews and share what you’ve been reading. This post contains one or more affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. […]

5 Ways to Transition from Mom to Wife at Night

5 Ways to Transition from Mom to Wife at Night

How do you transition from mom to wife and enjoy good time with your husband at night? Sheila Gregoire has some great suggestions to share here on LAM today while I share my tips to give you more energy by nightfall over at her site, To Love Honor and Vacuum.  The following post is by Sheila Gregoire. […]

Living Debt Free

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Living debt free isn’t just about money. It’s something more important. For years, our family lived on the edge of financial ruin. We lived month-to-month, paycheck-to-paycheck. We were always frugal, but we lived beyond our means nonetheless. Since my husband was self-employed, all it took was an injury or a slough of bad weather to […]

Helping Those Dealing with Pregnancy Loss

Helping Those Dealing with Pregnancy Loss | Life as Mom

Pregnancy loss can be such a difficult experience. It’s an important opportunity for us to help friends and family dealing with that loss. One of the most significant seasons of my life was 1999 when we experienced three miscarriages. We already had one child and were desperate to have a second. That year was a […]

Productive Procrastination: Just Do SOMETHING!

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Putting off tasks that need to be done? Well, practice productive procrastination as a way to get something done when you can’t seem to tackle the to do list. I have always struggled with procrastination. In college, I was notorious for leaving my paper writing until the night before it was due. Finals? Yeah, I […]

Empty Tomb Cake – An Easter Tradition

Empty Tomb with Soldiers

Baking and decorating an empty tomb cake has become a yearly Easter tradition for our family. It’s fun to make, delicious to eat, and a great reminder that He is risen, indeed! It was March of 2010 when I first shared this Empty Tomb Cake. Since then it’s been a yearly tradition as part of our […]