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 […]

Fun Ways to Get Organized as a Family

“Organization” doesn’t have to be drudgery! In fact, being organized is a wonderful way to enjoy family time more. Life as MOM writer, Prerna shares some ideas to involve the whole family in your organizing efforts. photo source Getting and staying organized is one of my major goals this year. Honestly, I’ve always thought of […]

Why Gift Giving Can Be Good for Kids

Giving and receiving gifts can be important life lessons for children. Life as MOM contributor Prerna explains how. It’s the holiday season and there’s a lot of shopping happening. However, I hear a lot these days about teaching kids to be frugal by restricting the number of gifts they get or by cutting out gifts […]

Laundry Tips for the Potty Training Family

The following is written by LifeasMOM contributing writer, Prerna: We are in full potty-training mode at our household. Our daughter has moved to toddler underwear and while we are thrilled about her ditching the diapers, the switch has meant an additional load of laundry to deal with accidental messes and smells. In true mama spirit, I’d love […]