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Unless you’ve got a nanny, a housekeeper, a chauffeur, and a chef, it’s hard to manage a home and family–and still keep a smile on your face. But, it’s worth trying. Because nobody wants a crabby mom. Join me while I try to navigate these choppy waters and keep smiling. Subscribe to my RSS feed […]

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Thank YOU for Sharing the Year with Me!

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Thanks so much for sharing the past year with me. I love having this space to come to and share my family’s life as well as my personal struggles and triumphs. This year has been filled with both. Thanks for walking with me this year. I’m thankful for you!

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8 Ways to Be Thankful in the Midst of Busy Days

8 Ways to Be Thankful in the Midst of Busy Days | Life as MOM

As we enter this busy season of the year, let’s make time to be thankful! Life as MOM contributor Prerna shares some ways in which we can do that. When November rolls around, I start to be more intentional about being thankful. It IS the month when we celebrate Thanksgiving and the month before Christmas […]

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Advent Traditions for Kids

Advent Traditions for Kids - Advent is an excellent time to share with your kids the joy there is in Christ and how very much we need Him. See what these families do to observe Advent and countdown the days until Christmas.

Advent is an excellent time to share with your kids the joy there is in Christ and how very much we need Him. See what these families do to observe Advent and count down the days until Christmas. In my adult life I don’t know that I paid much attention to holiday traditions until I […]

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Our European Vacation: Brittany and Mont Saint Michel

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This fall we spent a month abroad where we visited London, Paris, and a handful of cities in Western France. We explored, rested, and learned a ton about ourselves and the world. This is the fourth installment of our European adventure. If you missed it, go to the beginning here. We come now to a difficult point in […]

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Make Thanksgiving Special with Activities for Kids

Make Thanksgiving Special with Activities for Kids - Make your kids and young guests feel special with some Thanksgiving fun geared towards them.

Make your kids and young guests feel special with some Thanksgiving fun geared towards them. Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays if not the one at the top of the list. There’s plenty of good food, a chance to catch up with folks you haven’t seen in awhile, and — for kids — […]

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Booking It: November Update – Best Books of 2014

Booking It November Update: Best Books Read in 2014 | Life as MOM

This month we’re reviewing the best books we read in 2014. Booking It is an online book club where we share the good reads we’ve found in the previous month. We’ve found that over the years we’ve discovered some great new books thanks to this monthly book share. Carrie and Anne are my fellow bookworms and help round out […]

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5 Ways to Help You Be More Content This Holiday Season

How to Be More Content This Holiday Season

Check out these five ways to be more content this holiday season — no matter your income.

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