Honor Your Mama: Whatcha Gonna Do?

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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Giveaway: WomenHeart’s All Heart Family Cookbook

5/11/09 – THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. WINNERS are gahome2mom, allisonking, and denise_22315. Please send me your mailing addresses. You may not know, but heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the US. It’s in the best interests of our families and ourselves to take care of our bodies, and particularly, […]

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Try It, You’ll Like It: Peace Love Mom Tshirts

Awhile back, Peace Love Mom contacted me to ask if I would be interested in reviewing one of their shirts. I had heard about them before, even hosted a giveaway, but had never owned one. What with lots of colors and slogans, like “happy mom” and “grateful mom,” – with such a cute selection, you […]

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Peace Love Mom Tshirt and Notepad Giveaway

5/11/09 – THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. WINNER is The Dreamer. Please send me your mailing address. PeaceLoveMom is a company that “celebrates motherhood.” And in celebration of motherhood this week, they are sponsoring a great giveaway here at LifeasMOM. One reader will win a Grateful Mom tshirt: as well as a purse-sized Happy Mom […]

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Life as MOM: One Year Later

About a year ago this blog was born. At the time I didn’t really have a clear idea of where it would go or exactly what I wanted to come from it. I was pregnant with my sixth child, busy with the care and education of five children, overwhelmed with debts, and wondering if a […]

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Meal Planning Mania

It was so exciting to go to the grocery store this week. The great sales were such a welcome back, too. I shopped ’til I dropped, and then we feasted. One of the dining highlights of the week (besides all the cereal) was the dinner of sliders (mini hamburgers) that I made over the weekend. […]

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50 Ways to Streamline Your Life, Part Four

This is what my life feels like somedays. Messy and disorganized. Like the breakfast dishes that could have been rinsed and put in the dishwasher right away, but weren’t, things can start to pile up. There’s goo lurking in that pile that I probably don’t want to touch. But, the only solution is to slip […]

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MOM Deals This Week

This past week, we scored some great freebies, or almost freebies, including lots of almost free cereal. But, the highlight for the kids was probably when we “tasted the fire” and ate lunch for free from El Pollo Loco. It was the kids’ idea. Really. You don’t think I’m crazy enough to take SIX kids […]

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