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Planning a Rest Day

Making Time to Rest

Planning a rest day may take extra effort, but it’s so worth it! You rest your mind, body, and soul, so that you can work better through the week. Sometime over the summer I realized that I hadn’t been making rest a priority. I was reading through Exodus 20 and hit the Ten Commandments. Reading […]

Organized Enough to Make Room for Fun

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Organization doesn’t mean alphabetizing your spices. It means being organized enough to make room for fun. In this monthlong series on organization, I’m trying to point out that being organized doesn’t have to be rigid, alphabetized, perfect, or boring. In fact, I think that it looks messy at times. Being organized means you know where to […]

6 Ways to Prepare Your Digital Files for an Emergency

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No one expects to have their computer crash, either due to natural forces or a dying hard drive. But, you can prepare your digital files for an emergency so that they are easily recovered. This post is written by Life as Mom contributor, Linsey Knerl. There is quite a bit of discussion on the internet […]

Big Plans for Summer: Deferred

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Summer has come to a close. Did you have big plans for summer? Life as MOM contributor Deanna did. Today she shares some big news as well how summer plans can often be deferred. I had big plans for this summer. It would be Addison’s last summer before full-time kindergarten and Carter starting part-time preschool, so we […]

Back to School Stress Busting

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Feeling a little overwhelmed at your Back-to-School To-Do list? Want to bust the back to school stress? Life as MOM contributor Prerna has some ideas on how to manage it.

Organize Your Life to Save Money and Stress

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When you organize your life, you put yourself in a position of control and one in which you can save some money. Last week I woke up to an alert from the bank. I had grabbed the wrong checkbook last week when I paid a bill. Needless to say, I got online, transferred some funds, […]

Texting While Driving: Why & How To Stop

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Texting while driving is far too common. It’s up to us moms to do something about it. Here’s why you should stop and what you can do instead.

How Do You Know if You Should Stay Home Full-time?

How Do You Know if You Should Stay Home Full-time?

How do you know if you should stay home full-time? A reader wrote in with this question, one that I thought could benefit from a range of perspectives and answers. I’d love to hear your advice for this young mom on how you decided to become a stay at home mom or why not. I […]