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How to Make a Lightsaber

How to Make a Homemade Light Saber with Construction Paper | LIfeasMOM.com

Need an easy craft for your Star Wars fanatic? Life as MOM contributor Janel explains how you can make a lightsaber at home with basic craft materials.

Entertaining with Good Cheap Eats

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Streamline the planning process for your entertaining by using the Good Cheap Eats Cookbook and the Wine4.Me App.

Tips for Flying with Kids

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Air travel with children can be stressful. Life as MOM contributor Janel has a few tips that can help you make the journey just a bit easier. In my nine years of motherhood, I’ve made several flights with my kids both nationally and internationally. Sometimes my husband has been along for the ride but for […]

Load Up Your Kindle for Travel

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If you’re hitting the road, don’t forget to load up your Kindle with reading material for you and your kids. Life as MOM contributor Janel shares how she stocks her digital library for her family for travel. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount […]

Fun Ways to Celebrate Easter

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Empty Tomb Resurrection Cake Easter Sunday is in less than three weeks! Take a little time in the upcoming days to plan some special Easter activities with your kids. Whether it is making a special Easter treat together or simply reading a story together, these activities will help you celebrate this special holiday and remember […]

DIY Three Men’s Morris Game Board

How to Make a Three Men's Morris Game Board | Life as MOM

Homemade games can be fun and inexpensive gifts for children. Learn how to make a “Three Men’s Morris” Board Game from Life as MOM contributor Janel. Two summers ago, my girls and I visited Yorktown Victory Center as an end-of-summer field trip. During our time in the Continental Army Encampment, one of the docents showed […]

Make a Monkey Munch Gift Jar

Monkey Munch Gift Jar - Make a sweet (and allergen-friendly) gift of trail mix with this Monkey Munch Gift Jar

Make a sweet (and allergen-friendly) gift of trail mix with this Monkey Munch Gift Jar from Life as MOM contributor Janel. Kids love fun looking jars…and they love this recipe for Nut-Free Monkey Munch Trail Mix. Because the mix is free of nuts and can be free of gluten and dairy (depending on how you […]

DIY Dress-Up Skirts

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Learn how to make a simple dress-up skirt from Life as MOM contributor Janel. This is a great way to make a piece of costume when you can’t find just what you need. All photos: Janel A few years ago, my sister Jamie lent me her sewing machine for a project that I was working […]