How to Avoid the Grass-is-Greener Syndrome During the Holidays

How to Avoid the Grass-is-Greener Syndrome During the Holidays

During the holiday season, it’s all too easy to compare ourselves to others. Get some encouragement from Life as MOM contributor Prerna to pause and soak in the simplicity of the season. Yes, 2014. I know! When did this year speed past us?! But here we are at the end of another fulfilling year and […]

How to Find Gratitude and Grace When It Gets Tough

How to Find Grace and Gratitude

At times, life is hard. Life as MOM contributor Prerna shares how she finds gratitude and grace amidst the storms of life. It was 2010. My husband, Mayank had been in chronic pain and pretty much on bed rest for almost 2 months now. I had a toddler, a fledgling blog and business, and absolutely […]

3 Surprising Ways to Find Inspiration in Everyday Chores

Find inspiration for everyday chores

Feeling a little “blah” about the everyday-ness of life? Life as MOM contributor Prerna helps us see three ways we can find inspiration in everyday chores. Have you ever felt as if you’re just going through the motions of Mama life? Feel as if everyone else is leading a life filled with rich and inspired experiences […]

Are You at the Right Pace for Your Life’s Season?

Are you at the right pace for your life? | Life as MOM

Are you trying to do too much, move too fast, or otherwise work at too feverish a pace for this season of life? Life as MOM contributor Prerna helps us think it through. Pace. Our lives are determined by the pace with which we move through our days. Our moods are affected by how fast or slow […]

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

5 systems to make back to school easy on you

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 […]

How to Enjoy a Learning-Filled Summer as a Mom

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Since I started walking the treadmill every day, I’ve been reading a ton. I love these other tips from Life as MOM contributor Prerna about how to fill the summer with learning for us moms. Photo source: Mike Licht Each year, when the summer rolls around, I can feel my brain sort of freezing up. Ironic, I […]

Why I’m Not Striving for Balance This Summer

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Wondering how to get it all together this summer? Life as MOM contributor Prerna, offers a much-needed reality check. defines ‘balance’ as: Verb Keep or put (something) in a steady position so that it does not fall While being balanced is something I pride myself on and lay great emphasis on, during the lazy, […]

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Organized on a Budget


I’ve struggled over the years with wanting to “organize” all our stuff and get it in nice Pinterest-worthy order. I don’t usually have the inclination or the budget to pull it off. Today Life as MOM contributor Prerna shows us how to organize on a budget. As someone who tries to get the maximum bang […]