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Answering Your Child’s Questions about Special Needs

Answering Your Child's Quesitons about Special Needs | LifeasMOM.com

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.

The Value of Spring Cleaning

Value of Spring Cleaning

There’s a reason why Spring Cleaning has such an important place in our history. It may just be what kept our foremothers a little sane and get ahead a little.

Choose Happiness Now

Choose Happiness Now | LifeasMOM.com

Do you find yourself saying, “If only ________, then _________”? Life as MOM contributor Deanna shares with us her struggles with this “life is easier up ahead” mind game.

Motherhood Unexpected

Motherhood Unexpected | An excerpt from the work of fiction by Deanna J. Smith about a mother

When things don’t make sense, when unexpected things come our way, when we think that a mistake has been made, is God still good?

What You Expect from Christmas Versus What Will Really Happen May Surprise You

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Parenting is full of all kinds of surprises, particularly at Christmas. However, when things diverge to something different than you plan, good things can happen.

We All Have Things We’re Good at…and Things We’re Not

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Haircuts, couch cushion access to Narnia, and hairy babies? Life as MOM contributor Deanna hilariously brings them all together as she shares her thoughts on our individual strengths and weaknesses as moms. So it’s no secret that I have 3 very small children. And it’s no secret that they keep me very busy. And it’s […]

Getting Fit FOR Your Kids

Getting Fit for Your Kids | Life as MOM - Do you wonder if your kids watch your healthy -- or not so healthy habits? Life as MOM contributor Deanna shares her wake-up call that getting fit doesn

Do you wonder if your kids watch your healthy — or not so healthy habits? Life as MOM contributor¬†Deanna¬†shares her wake-up call that getting fit doesn’t involve just herself. I am just now reaching the point post baby where I am really feeling the need to get back into a regular exercise routine. I have […]

Trusting God to Keep Our Children Safe

Trusting God to Keep Our Children Safe | LifeasMOM.com

Do you worry about your children’s safety? Life as MOM contributor Deanna shares how she deals with the anxiety she experiences in keeping her children safe. Something that I have really struggled with lately is trusting God to keep my children safe. Every time I log onto Facebook, there’s another post about a child randomly […]