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Reader Q&A: Military Career? Yay or Nay?

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This week’s Q&A involves questions about careers in the military. What do you think about it? What advice can you give to a young person’s aspirations?

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A Homeschool Day in the Life with Kids Aged 17, 14, 12, 10, 8, & 6

A Homeschool Day in the Life with Kids Aged 17, 14, 12, 10, 8, & 6 | Life as MOM

Ever wonder what life is like when you’re me? Ha! Here’s a little peak into a day in my life with kids aged 17, 14, 12, 10, 8, and 6

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When Your Heart Breaks for a Friend

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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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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. I just took this quiz; Brave is probably my favorite Disney movie, so I’m good with that. In other new: FishPapa redid the grout in the kitchen. The tile around the sink was installed improperly and in the wrong color. Long story. The grout for the rest […]

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5 Steps to Better Bookkeeping

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Want to get a handle on your finances and keep better books? Try these five simple steps. While I’m the geekier math person in our family, I’m still not an impeccable bookkeeper. I’m getting better at it, though. I think part of that is because I love the lady who prepares our tax returns. I […]

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Our European Vacation: The Road to Paris

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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 ninth installment of our European adventure. If you missed it, go to the beginning here. It was with mixed emotions that we left Collioure. […]

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Can You Make Money Blogging?

Can You Make Money Blogging? | LifeasMOM.com

Wondering if you might make some cash or even a living blogging? Stephanie O’Dea’s got the answers in her new book.

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Large Family Logistics

Large Family Logistics | Life as MOM

I didn’t set out to have six kids, but it’s been one of the best things to ever happen to me. That said, our life is a little different than that of smaller families.

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