My Week – Craziness Personified

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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It’s OK Not to Go Overboard

I am probably in the minority when I say that. But, it’s ok not to go overboard. I had to tell myself that this weekend. You see, I had big plans for a fancy, shmancy cake for my mom this weekend. (I mean, I do have a reputation to uphold, after all.) But, my computer […]

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From Me to You

5/11/09 – THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. WINNERS ARE: Kerrie mtrnter4@ Send me your mailing address, please! This has been a week of milestones…. a theme-park rite of passage, a blog birthday, and a wild two hour experience where I thought my domain name might have been hijacked. The latter proved to be rather crazy […]

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Want to Have Breakfast in Bed?

Dads and kids can follow my step-by-step tutorial here at North State Parent.

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Frugal Friday: Theme Parks on the Cheap

This past week our family ventured into the world of theme parks. While our oldest is almost twelve years old, we had been waiting for the “right” time. In different seasons “the right time” has been defined as when we lived close to one we wanted to visit. when the kids were old enough to […]

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Giveaways Galore! Celebrating Life as MOM!

Don’t forget to enter all SIX of the great giveaways I have lined up this week to celebrate one year of LifeasMOM. Up for grabs this week: – a Peace Love MOM tshirt and notepad – WomenHeart’s All Heart Family Cookbook – Chicken Soup for the Soul books devoted to mothers – Complete Idiot Guide […]

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Need a Last-Minute Gift Idea?

Check out my article in Montgomery Parents for easy and free Mother’s Day gift ideas. (Or print it out and leave it somewhere the hubs and kids will find it.)

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Giveaway: Complete Idiot’s Guides to Baby Naming and Baby Signing

5/11/09 – THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. WINNERS are: dcg2u, michellenotdawn, For their Future and leahrcole. Please send me your mailing address! Having a baby? Know someone who is? Then this giveaway could be helpful. Designed to teach all the basics on a subject, the Complete Idiot’s Guides cover a wide range of topics. Here […]

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