May the Fourth Be with You

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Got Star Wars fans at your house? Then you’re going to want to plans some special activities for May the Fourth.

How to Make a Lightsaber

How to Make a Homemade Light Saber with Construction Paper |

Need an easy craft for your Star Wars fanatic? Life as MOM contributor Janel explains how you can make a lightsaber at home with basic craft materials.

Answering Your Child’s Questions about Special Needs

Answering Your Child's Quesitons about Special Needs |

At some point, our children will ask the question, “Why is that person different from me?” Life as MOM contributor Deanna shares about answering your child’s questions about special needs.

How We Are Preparing Our Homeschooled Kid for College


As we near the end of our first 13 years of homeschooling, we get ready to launch one child into college. Here’s what we’ve done to prepare.

Simple Tips for Traveling in France, Europe, or Anywhere


Want to travel abroad as a family? Consider these tips for traveling in France, Europe, or anywhere.

Traveling in Europe with a Nut Allergy

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Traveling in Europe can be an amazing experience for your family. If someone has a nut allergy, there are some things you need to do to make sure he or she is safe.

European Transportation with Kids

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Want to go abroad with the kids? Here’s our experience with European transportation with kids.

Family Films that Were Better Than I Expected

films better than i expected

Looking for a new movie to watch as a family? Here are some family films that were better than I expected. And made me cry.