Kids and Chores Can Mix

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If you haven’t already instituted a chore routine for your kids, now might be a good time to do so. As summer gives way to the school year, it’s a natural time of transition and new beginnings. Here are a few chore-related posts from the Life as MOM archives to help get you thinking about […]

5 Crazy Things I Do to Keep Things Together

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Heads up: This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Life can be crazy. The unexpected is sure to raise its head and knock your best plans off course. “Simple living” is a good thing to strive […]

Prepare for an Emergency (Zone Defense)

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While we can’t be fully prepared for everything that could happen, there are plenty of things that we can do to make life a little more comfortable in the case of an emergency. Over the weekend, our power went out in the middle of the night. It was a beastly hot night, and since we […]

Are You on Zone Defense?

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Some folks just intuitively keep their homes spotless. That would not be me. I try, though. I usually have the living areas picked up. Thursday, however, was a crazy day. I was prepping for a photo shoot that involved a professional photog, SIX kids, and food. There was clothes and ingredients and equipment to pack […]

Kids Can Clean the Bathrooms (with FREE printable checklists)

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Once upon a time, I did the bulk of the housekeeping on my own. Today, my kids help share the load. I’m both humbled and amazed at where we are today. (Hang in there, mamas of little ones, your time will come!) Now with children aged 16, 12, 11, 9, 6, and 4, I have […]

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As mentioned earlier this week, you can get $3 off your purchase of Organizing Life as MOM. Use the coupon code TIMEMOM when you make your purchase. This coupon is good until August 31, 2013.

Time Management Tips for Moms

Time Management for Moms

Kids going back to school, new baby coming into the family, changes in the work place — they can all put a stress on our time management skills. Here are some tips to help you manage your time and enjoy this life as MOM. Oh. my. word. The day starts, and before I blink it […]

5 Systems to Make Back-to-School Easier on Mom

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Back-to-School can be a great season of change and new beginnings. Life as MOM contributor Prerna offers ways to make the back-to-school transition easier on Mom. Whoosh! Did you hear that? Summer’s speeding past and before we know it, it’ll be time to get back to school runs, homework and more! I know. I apologize […]