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End of the School Year Decisions

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids.Note from Jessica: As you know I teach our kids at home. […]

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Celebrate Your Life as MOM This Mother’s Day

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Consider one of these great ways to celebrate “life as MOM”.  This blog was born on Mother’s Day weekend six years ago. I always get a little nostalgic this time of year. Life as MOM (the blog) is like my 7th baby. Here are some of my favorite Mother’s Day posts from years past. If […]

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Chipping Away at Your Projects

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Make use of little minutes to accomplish the projects on your plate instead of waiting for a big block of time. photo source: Kenny Louie I am the kind of person who likes to finish a project once I start it. I get into this zone and just hammer away until the road is clear. […]

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Oy! I’ll be honest, it’s been a rough week. We were on the mend Sunday: the girls and I planted some flowers; we played; the weather was beautiful. Isn’t it hilarious that she’s giving herself bunny ears? FishPapa went back to work Monday morning and all […]

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Frugal Friday: Is a Personal Shopping Service Right for You?

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I know personal shopping can work. One instance worked for me. I know a shopping service can work for some people. It works for my friend. But does it work for you? Yesterday after I got my hair cut, I stopped at a department store outlet to do a little shopping. Since I have two […]

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6 Easy Hairstyles to Do While Running Out the Door

6 Easy Hairstyles | Life as MOM

Need a quick hairdo for busy mornings? You don’t have to go with the messy ponytail — unless you want to. Life as MOM contributor, Rena, shows you some easy ‘do’s for the on-the-go mom. I know how it is to run out of the house and realize that you haven’t brushed your hair…or your […]

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May the Force Be With You: Star Wars Cake

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Long, long ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there was a birthday cake that every Jedi dreamed of…. In honor of Sunday, May the Fourth, here’s a fun cake to make.

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Zone Defense Check-In: The Living Spaces

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On Zone Defense in April, we tackled cluttered living spaces. What a difference, eh? I can’t tell you how happy this little space makes me. It’s a small thing, for sure. But, man, it packs a punch. I had big plans for my Zone Defense this latter part of the month, didn’t I? You were […]

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