Simple Planning for a Stress-free Holiday Season

Yes, it’s that time of the year again! The holidays are just around the corner and chances are you’re getting stressed over the gifts that need buying, the food that needs cooking, the decorations that need putting up. Life as MOM contributor, Prerna Malik offers suggestions on how to lighten that load with good planning.  Yes, it […]

5 Organizing Must-Haves for Busy Work-at-Home Moms

Though there are definite perks, work-at-home isn’t as easy as it sounds. Life as MOM contributor, Prerna offers some organizing suggestions for WAHMS. They work for all busy parents, actually. photo source Despite being fairly organized and focused, I’ve found that juggling a home, family and a couple of businesses tends to get me a […]

How to Organize Just About Anything For Free

Getting organized is often thought of as an expensive activity. After all, you have to buy boxes, baskets, bins, labels, organizers, right? Life as MOM contributor Prerna dispels the myth that organizing has to be expensive. photo source Organizing is possible and easy without spending a penny. That’s right. You can organize just about any room or […]

5 Time Management Tips for Busy Moms for Back-to-School Season

Time is hitting warp speed now that schools are gearing back up. Heed these tips from Life as MOM contributor, Prerna, to help you manage your time. School season will be here before we know it and yes, our days are going to somehow get busier, more hectic, and seem shorter than the promised 24 […]

How to Organize & Contain Children’s Toys, Books & Other Stuff

Toys, books, and other kid stuff make a home fun and playful. Yet sometimes, it can become too much stuff. It’s hard to manage it all and still give your children a fun atmosphere to live and play in.  Today, as part of Zone Defense, contributor Prerna shares some tips for Toy Management. Ever wonder how […]

How to Go Green on a Shoestring Budget

Yesterday I shared some easy ways to live a “greener” lifestyle. Today, contributing writer, Prerna Malik shares tips on how green living can save you time and money. Does going green mean tossing out all the plastic in the house and replacing it with glass or steel? Does ‘eco-friendly’  imply expensive? Will green living eat […]

How to Make Work-from-Home Work for Your Family

Moms have always “worked” at home. They just haven’t always been monetarily compensated for doing so. However, it’s becoming an ever-increasing way for families to make ends meet. Today, Life as MOM contributor, Prerna Malik shares suggestions on working from home. photo source In my last post over here at Life as Mom, I’d talked […]

Why Working at Home is Still Work

I never intended to work after my kids were born. At least not work that someone actually paid me for! Becoming a work at home mom has been a gradual process and one I’m still figuring out. Today, Life as MOM contributor, Prerna Malik shares some of her thoughts on working from home. photo source […]