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Preschoolers and Glasses (Reader Q&A)

Occasionally, readers write with questions that I know others might be able to add to or benefit from. Today we’re talking about helping preschoolers who wear glasses take care of them, remember to wear them, etc. Take whatever I say with a grain of salt, and be sure to add your two cents in the […]

Children’s Books to Read for Easter

Christmas has certainly cornered the market on educational, spiritual, and meaningful resources for children. However, there are still some good reads to explore for Easter with children. You would not believe how excited my kids are about the pile of Easter stuff on the office chair. They are cracking me up with their enthusiasm. Obviously, […]

Saving Money on Spring Break Eating (Frugal Friday)

Spring Break dining doesn’t need to be expensive. There are plenty of ways to eat well without breaking the bank. I didn’t really plan a Spring break. I was going to skip it actually. I know that random stuff can happen at any moment that could throw our schedule off, so I didn’t have a […]

10 Things I Want to Do with My Kids As Easter Approaches

With ten days until Easter, I’m making some goals on how to make those days spiritually meaningful for me and my family. Lately my kids are just little spiritual sponges. I’ve had more theological discussions with these little people in the last month than I have had with anyone in a long time. It’s been […]

Using the Internet to Book a Hotel and Save Money

With spring fever taking over us all, it’s nice to plan a little getaway when possible. Contributing writer, Amy, shares some tips for using the internet to make hotel reservations. Google what you are looking for in a hotel. For example, last summer I was planning a trip to the beach with my three kids […]

How to Improve Your Family Photos

With spring vacations, Easter, and Passover quickly approaching, you may be reaching for your camera a little bit more. Heed these tips from Life as MOM contributor and professional photographer, Alex Maldonado. If your family photo collection is anything like ours, it’s 90% pictures of your kids. 9% pictures of your kids and the parent […]

Ready for Spring Break?

Spring Break is upon us! I have fond memories of a few beach vacations when I was growing up. It’s fun to recreate some of those memories for our kids. If you’re looking for some things to do with the kids on their upcoming vacation, browse through the archives for some helpful hints. Before You […]

Good Eating & Welcoming a New Baby (Eat Well, Spend Less)

The arrival of a new baby is a wonderful time to celebrate — and good food is a great way to do that! It’s been a long time since we had a baby in the family. I’m amazed our FishBaby is well on her way to four years old. How did that happen? Those who know […]